6 HOT Sex Positions
Missionary is the Jan Brady of sex positions—dismissed as plain and boring, never picked first, forever in the shadow of flashier poses such as girl on top, from behind, and reverse cowgirl.
But it shouldn’t be. “Most people don’t realize that because missionary allows for a lot of variation, it exposes your nerves to a wider range of sensations and is surprisingly orgasm-friendly,” says Lori Buckley, Psy.D., a licensed sex therapist in Pasadena, California. Which explains why 33 percent of women say missionary is their favorite position, according to a recent study published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine. (Guys dig it too—being on top typically lets them control the pace and prolong their orgasm.) Amp up the experience with these hot new twists to the carnal classic. Read more