sexual activities, including various forms of sexual intercourse and other sexual acts between people. Sexual acts are generally described by the positions the participants take in order to perform those acts.
**listing of Sexual positions**
* Missionary – penetrating partner on top with direct penetration; receiving partner on bottom, legs partially open.
* Edge of Bed Missionary – like the standard missionary position, but with the penetrating partner standing and the receiving partner's legs dangling over the edge of a bed or some other platform.
* Blossoming flower missionary – like the missionary position, the receiving partner is on their back, but they also spread their legs, lift their hips and arch their back; the receiving partner is literally and figuratively opening themself up to their lover, and thus allowing for deeper penetration.
* Side entry missionary – variant on the missionary position; receiving partner on side; penetrating partner kneeling penetrates from behind.
* Squashing of the deckchair – receiving partner on bottom, legs pulled up with knees near head; penetrating partner on top, holds partner's legs.
* Peace sign – receiving partner on bottom, legs tightly closed.
* Butterfly position – receiving partner lies on their back, penetrating partner stands and lifts receiving partner's pelvis for penetration
* Coital alignment technique – variant on the missionary position; man enters in missionary position and moves slightly forward so that the base of the penis rubs the clitoris.
* The stopperage– pressing receiving partner's thighs against their chest
* The Yawning Position– receiving partner's legs straight up, wide apart
* Octopus Position– variant on the butterfly, receiving partner rests legs on penetrating partner's shoulders
* Feet-on-his-shoulders– penetrating partner kneeling, receiving partner rests their legs on penetrating partner's shoulders
* Viennese Oyster– receiving partner crosses feet behind head (or at least puts their feet next to their ears), lying on their back. Penetrating partner then holds receiving partner tightly round each instep or ankle with full hand then lies on receiving partner full-length. A variation is to have the receiving partner cross their ankles on their stomach, knees to shoulders, and then penetrating partner lies on receiving partner’s crossed ankles with their full weight
The Leapfrog Position
The Leapfrog Position
* Doggy style – penetrating partner inserts from behind; receiving partner on all fours, facing down.
* Leapfrog – variant on the Doggy position; the receiving partner's torso is lower; also known as "face down ass up".
* Froggy – variant on leapfrog position; penetrating partner raises their own hips above those of the receiving partner for maximum penetration.
* Upright doggy – variant on the doggy position; receiving partner kneels upright.
* Upright doggy pull-back – variant on upright doggy, but receiving partner's arms are pulled backwards gently at the wrists towards penetrating partner. Also called the "whoa girl" position.
* Spread-eagle – receiving partner lies facing down, legs spread open; penetrating partner on top. Also known as the spider position.
* Spoons position – both partners lying on their same side facing in the same direction; penetrating partner inserts from behind.
* Reverse peace sign – variant of peace sign, receiving partner lies face down, knees held together.
* Inverted Missionary – receiver lies face down on surface with legs spread/closed, and penetrating partner enters receiving partner while she/he lies on stomach (provides good stimulation of the penetrator's testicles, penetrator can reach around and stimulate the clitoris/testicles of the receiver)
* Camel Ride/Camel-Style – Receiving partner lies on his/her side with the uppermost leg forward. The penetrating partner kneels astride the receiver's lowermost leg, thus gaining access to either vagina or anus. Good for pregnancy, or for overweight partners. Experiment, as one side usually gives better alignment than the other for any given pairing.
* The Screw – Receiving partner lies on edge of bed or couch with legs bent to one side, pulled slightly toward chest; penetrating partner stands and penetrates from rear. Very effective for women with orgasm difficulties.
Receiving partner on top
The Cowgirl position
The Cowgirl position
* Cowboy/girl sex position/Amazon position – The penetrating partner lies on his or her back; the receiving partner sits on top of the penetrator facing the penetrator's face. The receiving partner may stimulate the penetrating partner's genitals by reaching behind. Called by the English, "riding St. George."
* Reverse cowboy/girl/Reverse Amazon/Nero – The penetrating partner lies on their back; the receiving partner sits on top of the penetrator facing AWAY from them; the receiving partner may stimulate the penetrating partner's genitals from this position. Another advantage is that the penetrating partner may view the receiving partner's back, which some find to be an erotic stimulus.
* Italian chandelier – variant on the above position; receiving partner on top, arching her back; placing her hands on the ground; penetrating partner on bottom.
* Reverse Cowboy/girl Horizontal – The penetrating partner lies on their back; the receiving partner first sits on top of the penetrator facing away from them then lies down on top of the penetrating partner.
* Asian Cowgirl – The penetrating partner lies on their back; the receiving partner squats (not kneels) on top of the penetrator facing toward them.
* Horizontal reverse – variant on the above position; receiving partner on top, facing down with torso lower; penetrating partner on bottom.
* Full control – If the penetrating partner's waist is sufficiently slim, the receiving partner (while the penetrating partner is fully inserted and their back arched) can bring their knees under their partner's back, thus providing the penetrator support. The penetrating partner in this position is essentially immobile, and the receiver fully controls the intercourse. The intercourse then continues by the receiver's leaning backwards and pushing against the penetrator.
* The Crabwalk – The penetrating partner lies with their upper back on a low table, couch, chair or edge of bed, keeping their feet flat on the floor and back parallel to floor; the receiving partner straddles other partner, also keeping feet on floor. Receiving partner can assume any of four positions: cowgirl; reverse cowgirl; Italian chandelier; or horizontal reverse. Variation—receiving partner can put ankles over penetrating partner’s shoulders.
Sitting and kneeling
* Watching the game – variant on the cowgirl position; penetrating partner sits in a chair; receiving partner sits, facing the penetrating partner, feet on floor; also known as the Lap dance.
* Armchair – variant on the watching the game; receiving partner sits in a chair; penetrating partner kneels in front of the receiver.
* Black bee – penetrating partner sits, hands behind on the floor; receiving partner sits on top and leans forward, hands on penetrating partner's shoulders.
* Furniture – receiving partner on the edge of furniture, legs spread; penetrating partner stands. The receiving partner reclines or sits on the edge of the furniture - sofa, counter, bed, etc. and spreads their legs. The penetrating partner stands or kneels, depending on the height of the furniture, supports the receiving partner's legs with their arms, and penetrates them. In this position, the penetrating partner can adjust the angle of penetration to enter from above or below to effect more stimulation. This position provides a good view for the penetrating partner of the penetration occurring.
* Persuading of the debtor – penetrating partner is kneeling; receiving partner on back, ankles on each side of penetrating partner's shoulders.
* Playing of the cello – receiving partner on back, ankles on one of the penetrating partner's shoulders; penetrating partner kneeling enters from back; also known as Playing of the violin.
* Proposal – receiving partner kneels, legs apart; penetrating partner kneels, one knee on ground.
* Split level – receiving partner on bottom, legs around penetrating partner; penetrating partner kneels.