Sex Positions From The French

Pleasure-enhancing bedroom tips from the land of love.

Couple in bed

The French Dukan Diet is becoming increasingly popular. But we know what the French are really good at. Even though there are over 600 positions a couple can try in bed, the reality is that many of them require the agility, stamina and balance of professional athletes! The good news is that two classic sex positions culled from the French require no special skills or athletic talent. Try them and see if they improve l'amour! Third Age: What's Killing Your Sex Drive And How Can You Stop It?


The Flanquette Position asks partners to arrange themselves on the bed so that the woman lies on her side, facing her man with one of her legs between his; at the same time, one of his legs is between hers. This face to face position encourages kissing, nuzzling, and a lot of physical contact above the waist. Third Age: Sexuality In Later Life

Below the waist, however, there are also special benefits. Specifically extra pressure is directed on the woman's clitoris because the man's thigh is pressing against it. Maximal clitoral pleasure is from a recumbent posture is the advantage here; the Flanquette more is definitely a woman-pleasing position. Insertion and penetration isn't even required if neither partner desires it. By the way, the French call any sexual friction activity that doesn't include insertion of the penis, "frottage."  Third Age: Sex Therapy: Is It For You?


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