This is the kind of sex you dream about. Sex can be so many things: erotic, full of giggles, slightly awkward, adventurous. You can have sex to mark the end of a disagreement, with the goal of having a baby, or to celebrate relationship milestones. It can super speedy —or luxuriously slow. Lighting candles, putting on a playlist, and breaking out the massage oil will make things feel intimate. But you don't need to set the mood with props to feel closer to each other. To physically and emotionally connect with your partner, try one of these positions. Lots of touching during sex helps deepen your connection, and few positions offer the skin-to-skin contact spoon-style does.
Seated Wrap-Around, aka the Seated Hug
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Sudden, desperate quickies against the kitchen counter can be insanely hot, but the best sex is rich and soulful. That kind of transcendent sex where you feel completely connected to your partner — that's what we're aiming for this week. And, hell, in life, for that matter. These positions harness the bonding powers of science, neurochemistry, and things that just feel amazing to bring you closer as couple. Even though doggy style seems raw and animalistic, when you turn it on its side — spooning-style — it magically turns sweet and loving. Snuggle up with him you're the little spoon and he can gently thrust inside you from behind, drawing it out for deliciously long, leisurely boning. The prolonged contact will leave you both so lust-laden that, after a while, every little stroke will feel amazing. Plus, with your legs squeezed together, it'll really feel like he's filling you up.
1. Woman On Top
Takeaway: These positions will help you and your partner cozy up and connect. What is it about sex that makes us feel connected to each other? Part of the answer might be post-coital cuddling, some research shows. But still, there's definitely something special about spending time naked, giving each other pleasure, and connecting in this unique physical and emotional way that sex provides. Although all sex can promote intimacy, some positions are better than others. Positions where you are physically close, able to look each other in the eyes, and have greater access to your partner's body, all help make partners feel closer to each other. Looking for more ideas?
These positions allow a couple to go beyond their sensory experience, intensifying the intimacy of their encounters and imbuing them with emotional meaning. Eye contact, kissing, caresses, and trusting, are all emotional complements to the physical experience of sex. These nine moves promote that super deep emotionally speaking, obvi connection that helps you fall in love like never before—so be sure to use these wisely. He has to give up control, while your goods are totally on display.