9 Sex Positions That Enhance Emotional Intimacy

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These sex positions help couples turn sexual intimacy into emotional intimacy.

7. Standing Missionary. Turn the missionary position 90 degrees so both people are standing and you'll find that this full-body-contact sex position has added intensity. Muscles tighten to remain standing and, even with a support behind her, both partners are more physically dependent on each other. 

8. Slow Going. In this sex position, the man is seated, legs extended, leaning back on his arms. His woman sits on top facing him, then leans back herself and extends her legs behind him. By necessity, this position requires slow, gentle movements. There is an electric emotional intimacy in not being able to move much, only being able to watch each other. Is Sex Without Orgasms Better?

9. Higher Love. The woman lies on her back at the edge of a bed or another surface, and puts her legs on the standing man's shoulders. Both lovers share control; the man with the movements, and the woman using her legs to push him back a bit and slow him down, or to let him lean all the way into her.

Which positions create emotional intimacy for you?

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