8 Sex Positions That Make Doing It In The Shower Fun — Not Treacherous

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Claire Lampen |

Do you know what I hate? Having to get up early and haul my butt out of bed and stand naked in the cold bathroom, waiting for the water to heat up before wedging my shivering body under the stream. Do you know what improves this odious process tenfold? Having a partner hop in there with me, for human blanket companionship and also shower sex.

Trouble is, the slippery setting makes it hard to assume, let alone maintain, more complicated positions. Anyone who’s ever taken a spill in the shower knows precisely how much of a production it can be: You claw at the shower curtain trying to regain some traction on an impossibly slick surface; the curtain comes crashing down, sending shampoo bottles flying everywhere; and you sit sulkily on your bruised tailbone with soap in your eyes. Too dramatic?

Anyway, all that said, shower sex doesn’t have to be treacherous. In fact, it remains among the steamiest types of sex there is. And we have a few suggestions on positions that will let you have it safely.

Watch: 5 Tips That’ll Help You To Do Steamy Shower Sex The RIGHT Way

1/ REAR ENTRY STANDING

8 Sex Positions That Make Doing It In The Shower Fun — Not Treacherous

This position appeals because it gives you a ton of G-spot stimulation—that’s what rear entry is all about, friends—and allows for maximum stability.

How to: With both your and your partner’s feet planted firmly on the shower floor (shoulder-width apart, people!), turn away from your companion and lean into the wall, pressing your palms against it and tilting your butt upward and out. Your partner should enter you from behind, thrusting with their hands anchored on your hips, breasts, clit, whatever.

Amp it up with a waterproof, hands-free vibrator.

2/ SEATED REAR ENTRY

8 Sex Positions That Make Doing It In The Shower Fun — Not Treacherous

Are you lucky/fancy enough to have one of those seat-shelves in your shower? Great, now put it to use.

How to: Have your partner sit on the bench with feet rooted to the floor. Facing away from them, sit on their lap, straddling them in a sort of modified reverse cowgirl. As you pump up and down, your hands will be free to play with your clit or any other erogenous zones. Or, consider having your partner hold your wrists so you can lean forward and go at it at an angle.

3/ FACE OFF

8 Sex Positions That Make Doing It In The Shower Fun — Not Treacherous

Here’s another position that’ll help you make good use of that shower seat.

How to: With your partner sitting down, straddle them, facing forward with your knees and/or shins on the bench for leverage. Grind against your partner, bracing the wall for balance if need be.

The pressure his pubic bone will put on your clitoris should feel pretty damn stimulating.

4/ UPSTANDING CITIZEN

8 Sex Positions That Make Doing It In The Shower Fun — Not Treacherous

This position might also be easiest with a shower shelf seat, but that’s not completely necessary.

How to: With your back pressed against the wall, have your partner enter you from the front: You can wrap both your legs around their waist, or if that’s too slippery for this particular situation, try dropping one foot to the floor and leaving one lifted.

Watch: 5 Insanely Hot New Ways To Masturbate In The Shower Or Bath

5/ BALLET DANCER

8 Sex Positions That Make Doing It In The Shower Fun — Not Treacherous

For another fun front-facing position (that requires a little less balance on your partner’s end), this is a great option.

How to: With your partner standing and positioned to enter you from the front, bring one leg up to brace against the edge of the tub or your shower wall for extra support and thrusting leverage. The change in angle adds a stimulating twist to a shower standard, and the added sensation of warm water on your back definitely doesn’t hurt.

6/ CORKSCREW

8 Sex Positions That Make Doing It In The Shower Fun — Not Treacherous

When in doubt, bracing yourself against something is a safe strategy for shower sex.

How to: Stabilize yourself on the side of the bathtub—or maybe even against a secure shower shelf—while your partner straddles you and enters you from behind.

7/ WHEELBARROW

8 Sex Positions That Make Doing It In The Shower Fun — Not Treacherous

If you’re feeling a little more ambitious, consider the wheelbarrow position. (Word of caution, though: You may want to up the safety factor with a non-slip bath mat.)

How to: Get on your hands and feet, and have your partner pick you up by the pelvis. Then, wrap your thighs around their waist for support as your partner thrusts. This position allows for some super-deep penetration, and the warm water hitting your body at the same time will feel incredible.

8/ TAP DANCE

8 Sex Positions That Make Doing It In The Shower Fun — Not Treacherous

Some good ol’ manual stimulation is always a safe bet.

How to: Have your partner stand behind you (for warmth, duh) and wrap one hand around your body to stimulate your clit or slip a finger inside to stroke your G-spot. Don’t have a partner? You can also do this solo, of course!

Here’s where those handy waterproof vibrators come in handy again: Try the Iroha Plus (which actually looks like a seashell) or Minna Limon into your sudsy sex.

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