WALK ON THE BEACH
GUIDE TO PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS
- dating - love - intimacy - health
way you think about your relationships, the skills and attitudes
you bring to them and the time and effort you put in can make
all the difference. People are social creatures and relationships
matter to us. We enjoy them, we cry over them and we're curious
about how to get our relationships to be the way we want them.
How well your relationships work can have a big impact on how
satisfied you feel with life. Stimulating, resilient, satisfying
relationships with partners, friends and family rank high on many
people's wish list for a happy life.
CREATIVE SEX POSITIONS
Chances are, when you and your guy are about to get it on, you
make a beeline for the bed. Now we're not knocking between-the-sheets
sex, but you can make your intimate encounters even more intoxicating
by moving them beyond the boudoir.
on the edge of the counter, pull your knees up to
your chest, and place your feet flat on the counter.
Have your guy stand facing you between your legs,
then scoot your bum far enough forward (it may have
to hang over the edge or even hover a few inches above
the surface) so he can enter you. If you're too high
up for him to reach you comfortably, he can stand
on a phone book or sturdy crate.
on to his shoulders for support, and have him grab
your butt to help propel you back and forth. "This
is a twist on an ancient position in the Kama Sutra
where both thighs are raised in the air, which allows
for very deep penetration,"
extras: The kitchen offers you easy access to homemade
passion props. "You can tease him with the sink
sprayer or even use it on yourself as you sit in the
sink,". "You're also right by the fridge,
so you can find creative uses for ice, fruit, whipped
cream, and other fun lickables."
sex can be a challenge, unless there's some solid structure
for support...like a door frame. For this pose, have your
guy squat with his back against one side of a doorway. His
thighs should be parallel to the floor, and he can put his
hands behind his lower back for cushioning. Stand facing away
from him, spread your legs so they're on either side of his,
and then back up onto his member.
you're positioned, bend forward and push against the opposite
door frame with your palms. This helps you balance and allows
you to control your gyrations and vary the speed and depth
of penetration. You're in the driver's seat, so mix up your
moves swivel your hips back and forth in a circular
pattern or figure eights and experiment to see what
feels best. Every time you switch direction, you'll both experience
new pleasurable sensations.
extra: Leave on a pair of sexy stiletto heels...and nothing
else. The shoes' shape will help keep you pitched forward
on your toes for maximum maneuverability, and the mere sight
of them will drive him wild.
a bath à deux can be incredibly seductive: "Just
lathering up each other with bare hands is sensual and exciting,"
So next time you're having a sexy suds-fest with your man,
have him lie back, resting his head on the edge of the tub.
Facing him, kneel over one of his legs (his thigh should be
sandwiched between your thighs), and lower yourself onto him.
he's inside you, wrap your ankles around his calf so you're
fully entwined. Then lean forward and hold on to the edge
of the tub behind his head to support yourself as you glide
back and forth over his body, rather than up and down. The
zero gravity of the water gives you a wider range of motion
than you'd usually have and lets you experience new sensations
every time you alter your movements.
position creates a slower buildup, which can ultimately lead
to an exciting climax," Don't worry about taking too
long; you'll have plenty of time to enjoy it. "Your man
is getting less friction than he's used to, so it can delay
his orgasm," she adds.
extras: Make the most of being submerged by tweaking the temperature.
Periodically turn on the faucet and carefully alternate between
short blasts of cold and hot water. "The anticipation
of wondering what is coming next will keep your man on high
alert, adding to his excitement,"
on the floor in front of an ottoman (or use a couple of cushions),
then lean forward so your stomach is flat against it, palms
on the floor. Have your guy kneel between your legs and hold
on to your hips as he penetrates you.
him firmly inside you, straighten your legs and have him hold
on to your highs. "He can lift your legs to create a
better G-spotting angle," just let him know how high
he should go. Another bonus of this from-behind position for
you: Not being able to see him lets you fully focus on the
extra: If you have the flexibility to pull it off, start by
sitting crosslegged, each foot on the opposite thigh. Then
when you lean forward, keep your legs folded during intercourse.
They will form a triangle with your butt for a sexy sight
like he's never seen before, and your locked limbs will create
an incredibly snug fit for his member.
is a perfect position if there's a big height difference between
you and your man...but it's pretty hot even if there's not.
Stand with your back to the wall, either at the bottom of
the staircase or one or two steps up if your guy is taller
than you are. (If you're taller, do the reverse.) He stands
facing you so your pelvises are at the same level.
yourselves situated, then lift one of your legs and rest it
on the banister that's across from you to help support yourself.
Hold on to his shoulders for balance as he enters you. (You
both might have to twist your torsos a little to meld the
right way.) The angle created by your raised leg will give
him a tighter fit, making it more pleasurable for both of
extras: By slightly bending your outstretched knee, you'll
have more leverage to rub against him, giving your clitoris
some extra feel-good friction and boosting your orgasm. "Try
flexing your knee and PC muscles the ones you use to
stop urine flow in sync," "He'll feel even
tighter inside you, and the subtle rocking motion created
by bending your knee lets you control the speed and rhythm."
on your guy's lap while he's on the couch, and tuck your feet
into the crease where the back and seat connect. When he's
inside you, hold on to each other's forearms for support,
and slowly lean back until you're lying on his thighs. Straighten
your legs slightly and push back your hips to ride your guy;
he can use your arms to help propel you back and forth.
position is visually hot," "He can look at you spread
out before him, and you get to see the action as well."
It also angles your clitoris for direct contact and makes
it easy for him to give you manual stimulation.
extra: Place a pillow underneath his thighs (up by his knees)
to allow for even deeper entry.
on top of a washing machine, with your legs dangling over
the side. You can place the soles of your feet against it
to steady yourself. Have your guy stand facing you, between
your legs, and tighten your thighs around him after he's inside
you. For deeper penetration, grab his butt and pull him in
you're going at it, turn on the machine. The vibrations will
feel delicious against your bare body. And every time the
machine changes cycles, you'll experience a different sensation.
"In addition to the shaking, the surface of the washer
will create a scintillating heat from below,"
extra: Have him lean forward so his thighs are against the
machine. The vibrations will rock through his entire body.
a ground position with no rug-burn risk (at least for you).
Have your guy kneel (he can cushion his knees with a towel
or pillow), face away from him, and slowly lower yourself
onto his member. You can tease him with some sweet eye candy
by slooowly inching your way down.
squatted without fully sitting so you'll be able to thrust
with abandon. Your guy can lean back on one hand and use the
other to stimulate your pleasure zones. "This is one
of the best positions for him to bring you to orgasm manually,"
Another bonus: If you lean back, you get the naughty thrill
of not looking into each other's eyes but the intimacy of
having your faces so close.
extra: Have your guy spread his thighs wide, then kneel on
the floor in front of him. Keep your legs together and you'll
be able to feel every inch of him as he slides in and out