The Art of Satisfaction: Technique & Taboos

When it comes to sex you’re prepared to do your homework — and the payoffs are tremendous. Here are a few saucy assignments to get you up to speed.

Handwork isn’t just for teens, solo time, or five minutes of mandatory foreplay. Observe what your partner really likes, ask questions, and watch how their entire body responds as you take them all the way. Oh, and did we mention that you have two hands? Mix and match sensations and locations to really blow their mind.

No, not the private jet or the cheesy “murmuring” or the truly painful stuff. We’re talking about playing around with who’s the boss — in the bedroom only, of course! Embrace your inner Christian or Ana (take turns who gets to be whom) and see where the roles take you. Grey tie optional.

Some positions require more work — and even homework — but the payoff can be huge. One example is the so-called C.A.T. position. Short for Coital Alignment Technique, it’s basically an advanced form of the missionary position that involves as much body contact as possible. Here is a step-by-step guide.