The 18 Best Sex Positions For Doing It On The Couch
If the couch is a big part of your life (hello Netflix), you might want to start having sex on it. I mean, why not?
Couch sex can be a hot place to mix it up in a relationship; it can be the setting for impromptu sex during downtime; or, it can be a convenient place to get it on while watching Mr. & Mrs. Smith (or, you know, straight up porn—no shame in that). If you’re looking to get sofa sexy, these 18 couch sex positions should do the trick.
1 The wrapped lotus
How to: Your partner sits cross-legged as you mount his lap, facing him with your legs wrapped around his back.
Why it’s great: This compact move is perfect for any couch, whether luxury sectional or an apartment-sized love seat (no pun intended). This position is not only supremely intimate, but can allow your partner to reach both your clitoris and G-spot, while stroking other erogenous zones like face, upper body, and neck.
2 The pretzel dip
How to: Lie on your right side as your partner kneels over your right leg, straddling it, and curl your left leg around his left side.
Why it’s great: This achieves the same penetration as doggy style, but adds a level of intimacy as you’re facing each other. To modify it for a smaller couch, bend your right leg instead of leaving it fully extended.
3 The seated wheelbarrow
How to: Scoot the coffee table to the side and have your partner sit at the edge of the couch. Position yourself so that your butt is in their lap, while you’re face down with your hands planted on the floor. Bend your knees on either side of his legs as your partner holds your thighs for maximum penetration.
Why it’s great: This one is great for deep penetration, and it uses the height of the couch to get the perfect angle to target your G-spot.
4 The flatiron
How to: Lie facedown on the couch with your legs straight (or bent if your couch is smaller). Your partner can then penetrate you from behind.
Why it’s great: Keeping your legs closer together also creates a tighter fit, which will feel wonderful for both you and your partner.
5 The lazy man
How to: For this position, have your partner sit with their back against the arm rest with legs outstretched, or for a smaller couch, have them sit on it properly. You straddle your partner’s waist with your feet on the couch and knees bent. Now get ready for a thigh workout as you lower yourself onto his penis and raise yourself up and down.
Why it’s great: This gives you most of the control, so you can dictate how fast or slow you want to go.
6 The G-whiz
How to: Any couch will work with this particular move. Lie back with your legs resting on your partner’s shoulders as he kneels in front of you.
Why it’s great: This position allows your vagina to get much more narrow and helps your partner better find your G-spot.
7 Cowgirl’s helper
How to: Kneel on top of him as he lies down on the couch with his knees bent. Your partner helps you by supporting some of your weight and holding your hips or thighs as he brings his pelvis up to meet you.
Why it’s great: This one is perfect for compact couches. It’s a great variation on cowgirl, but less work for your legs, and allows you to play with shallow and deep thrusting.
8 The Champagne room
How to: Your partner sits on the edge of the couch, while you sit on top, facing away.
Why it’s great: This position was absolutely made for the couch, especially if you’re both super into whatever Netflix show you’ve been binging on.
9 The leap frog
How to: This is a more compact version of doggy style, with you on your hands and knees, but with hips raised and your head and arms on the couch.
Why it’s great: It’s more comfortable for your arms and also allows your partner to reach deeper penetration. You can even use your hands to stimulate your clitoris. Or he can use a free hand to do it—even better!
10 The butter churner
How to: Lie on your back with your legs raised and folded over, so your ankles are around your ears. Your partner can stand over you, or kneel on the couch, as he squats up and down to enter you.
Why it’s great: This position is not for everyone, as it requires a certain level of…flexibility. But if you are up to the challenge, the Butter Churner can be truly erotic, and allows for some super-deep penetration.
11 The cowgirl
How to: Have your partner lie on his back with legs bent or straight as you straddle them.
Why it’s great: This fan favorite is the same position you know from the bed, which transfers easily to the couch. Orgasm for both of you happens while you’re sliding up and down on his thighs while using his chest for leverage.
12 The cowboy
How to: Lie on your back in a missionary position as your partner sits upright, straddling you. The closer your legs are together, the tighter your vagina will feel to both of you.
Why it’s great: This position leaves your partner’s hands free to touch you erotically along your neck, breasts, or face—or whatever erogenous zone gets you going.
How to: Lie back as he lies face down on top of you. That’s all there is to it, but you can put finishing touches on it by changing the angles of your legs or moving your pelvis in sync with his.
Why it’s great: Missionary sex has gone through a renaissance, and thank god! It’s a classic for a reason. And, lucky for you, this is a position that is very easy to do on the couch, and your partner’s pelvis against your clit will feel oh-so-good in this cozy setting.
14 Reverse scoop
How to: Turn together on your sides, both facing each other. It’s basically missionary, but in a different angle. You can also try intertwining your legs with your partner’s.
Why it’s great: Add a little spice to your Netflix and chill session with this creative move. With your bodies fully pressed together, you’ll feel incredibly intimate, and stimulated in all the right places.
15 Doggy style
How to: Perch on all fours while your partner kneels behind you.
Why it’s great: This position is not only a classic, but space-saving—making it perfect for the couch. It’s one of the best ways to reach the G-spot. Plus, if your partner is draped over you, they can reach over and stimulate your clitoris or nipples.
16 Scoop me up
How to: Both partners lie on their sides, facing the same direction. You bring your knees up slightly, as your partner slides in from behind you.
Why it’s great: Spooning will never be the same again after you’ve spoon-sexed on the couch—it’s the ultimate upgrade to couch cuddle time. And with your partner’s hands free, it’s easy to rub your clit or nipples.
17 Reverse cowgirl
How to: Have your partner lie on his back as you straddle him and face his feet.
Why it’s great: This position lets you take control of the rhythm and depth of penetration. If you want to get fancy, lean back a little to change the angle.
18 The couch grind
How to: Ride the arm of a stuffed chair or couch. Start with small movements to stimulate the clitoris with steady pressure and build into more momentum as you feel yourself reaching climax.
Why it’s great: Here’s a little secret: You don’t necessarily need a partner for great couch sex. This position is for total solo play, and with a name like Couch Grind…how could you not?
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