A whopping 59 percent of men and women say they want to make their sex lives more playful and fun , according to a new survey released today by International Communications Research and sponsored by We-Vibe. But if most people are craving more excitement in bed, why are we still having run-of-the-mill sex? Take your sex life from meh to amazing with these tips from the experts:. Also worth nothing: Great sex can exist without an orgasm. In fact, research shows women are even more likely to want sexual novelty, says Walsh. Satisfy the urge by doing something totally outside your sexual script, like making a sex bucket list , getting busy in every room but your bedroom , having sex before work in the morning , or even heading to a hotel for a distraction-free hookup. Craving emotional intimacy and eye contact? Go with Missionary.
Check your baggage
Better sex doesn't take a closet full of toys or studying the Kama Sutra as if you were preparing for the bar exam—it takes a little extra effort and a willingness to try new things with a partner you trust. In fact, there are super-easy things you can do to spice up your sex life tonight. Try out one or more of these 11 ideas for an extra-sexy evening. Engage another sense. Turns out, your nose can help turn you as much as your hands or eyes. Research by the Smell and Taste Treatment and Research Foundation found that cucumber, licorice, and baby powder—yes, you read that right—increase vaginal blood flow by up to 13 percent.
It's so important that you take a bath,go to a spa, have a nice, long massage—do whatever it takes to nurture yourself both physically and emotionally. When your body and mind are balanced, sex is great. As you're making love, try not to think about what's happened in the past.
Listen, we all have different sexual preferences. Whether we prefer to be more in control, let our partner take the reigns , or simply want to do whatever will help make a baby , there's a sex position that suits your needs and comfort level. To figure out what works best when , we tapped into the brains of top female sexual health experts. Here's what they say are the best sex positions for common bedroom scenarios. Obviously you can get pregnant just by having sex.