Whether you’re feeling frisky, sluggish, adventurous, or anxious, your mood holds a lot of power over your sex drive. That said, you can easily use those emotions to make sex so much better—just as long you put yourself in the right position. Not sure where to start? Check out these seven positions that are a perfect fit for any mood you’re in.
Unleash your animalistic side with the Standing Tiger, Crouching Dragon. While you’re perched up on an elevated surface, your guy’s penis has greater rear entry to hit your G-spot and send tingling sensations all over your body. If you’re trying to get a little rowdy, this position allows him to tug on your hair, give your butt a light slap, and manhandle you however you want. We’re getting chills just thinking about it.
To get your love hormones really flowing, you’ll want to try an up-close-and-personal move—and the spoon facing position is just the ticket. Not only are you wrapped in each other’s arms, but the face-to-face action provides the perfect scene to make out and keep eye contact. Check out five more super-intimate moves right here.
If you’ve ever seen Game of Thrones, you’d know that a little kink (or a lot) can make sex so much more fun. So borrow some inspiration from the HBO hit, and try out something slightly offbeat like the Heir to the Throne (sooo fitting, right?!). Ask your guy to use a scarf or tie to bind your hands (and possibly legs) to a chair. Just knowing that you’re at his complete control will drive your senses ballistic. For a stronger O, have him tease your G-spot while simultaneously applying pressure to your pelvic bone. If you think that’s hot, then you’ll definitely want to read up on these 5 kinky sex tips from a BDSM expert.
You want to have sex, but you really don’t feel like trying—sound familiar? Simple solution: Pull out the CAT sex position. It’s a step-up from your standard missionary position because instead of perfectly aligning your bodies, yours is slightly farther above and to the side of his (Read: easier vaginal access). The best part is that this requires little to no effort from you—he’s doing the hard labor! If you want to reach an orgasm faster, tell him to grind your pelvis in a circular motion, which can increase your chances of having a big finish by 73 percent, research says. Check out nine other ways to make missionary more fun.
You look hot, you feel hot, he’s nuts about how hot you are. To keep this fiery momentum burning, take a ride on the Hot Seat. Have him sit on the edge of the bed as you rock back and forth. Doing it in front of a mirror lets him get a great view of both your front and back. You can play with the base of his penis while he stimulates your nipples and other erogenous zones. Can you say mega-level orgasm? Oh, yes!
When you’re fuming, you need to take out your frustration on something… or someone. Hey, we’re guessing that your guy is game for some hot (nonviolent!) rage-sex. The Cowgirl is a lifesaver during heated times. You control the thrusts, penetration, and speed of sex, which is great when you’ve got a lot of pent-up animosity to let loose. Consider this another reason why Girl on Top is one of the best sex positions ever.
Bad day at the office? Tell your guy to meet you at your place, and when you burst through the door, go straight into the Ballet Dancer. This do-anywhere standing position is quick, easy, and playful—things you desperately need immediately after a spat with your office frenemy. Try it in the shower to stimulate more nerve endings and blood flow. Trust us when we say it’s totally possible to have great sex—even when you’re stressed.