13 Women Reveal The Absolute Best (And Worst) Sex Positions

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The Best (And Worst) Sex Positions, According To Women
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How we haven't covered this one before is beyond me. If we women don't let you in on what we think are the best and worst sex positions, gentlemen, how will you ever know if you're a match with your new lady friend in bed?

Previously, we asked men which sex positions they prefer, and, to no surprise, doggy style was the definite winner, with missionary being at the bottom of the list.

Well, guys, from what we learned this time around, men and women are on completely different ends of the spectrum when it comes to favorite sex positions.

Looks like we're just going to have to find a middle ground if we're ever to truly be happy when we get it on!

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If you want to now how to have great sex, here's what women had to say about the best and worst sex positions — namely: missionary, doggy style, 69 and anal.

Actually, missionary is the best sex position of them all, thank you very much.

"Believe it or not, my favorite is actually straight up missionary. I feel the most connected with my partner when I can see and touch his face and when I can wrap my arms around him. I enjoy all the other staples, too, but that's my favorite," says Colleen, 30.

"I know it's going to sound lazy, but I prefer missionary. I really enjoy laying there while he does all the work," says Elizabeth, 31, adding, "I'm not even kidding."

"Never been a huge fan of the legs-up-on-shoulders position; I get distracted worrying about what an unflattering angle I'm at. The best feeling position would have to be doggy style, but my absolute favorites are girl-on-top (i.e., cowgirl or reverse cowgirl) and missionary," says Natalie, 25.

"Missionary is the best position because it is the position that allows you to be the laziest. Often, while having missionary-style sex, I think about how John F. Kennedy continually told his female partners that he had to lie on his back throughout the sex act because he had a bad back. I strongly suspect he was lying. Regardless, whenever I have missionary-style sex, I always think, 'I am a layabout, just like JFK.' And it's great. Anything that requires not moving is great," says Ellen, 27.

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Bring on the doggy style position!

"I am generally too lazy to spend more than four minutes on top. I like doggy because of its lack of intimacy (I kid) and knee support!" says Amelia, 33.

"Woof woof... you smelling what I'm selling here? It just feels the best for me," says Melissa, 36.

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69 can bugger off.

"F*** 69. It serves no purpose. I can't concentrate on giving good head and enjoying receiving head at the same time. Plus, I'm 5'1 on a good day, so it's always awkward. Piss off, 69. Just piss right off. As for regular in' n' out — put my knees at my ears and we're golden," says Sarah, 34.

"Oh. That reminds me," added Colleen, "No one should ever, ever, ever put their face anywhere near my lady garden unless they want a full panic attack and kicking. And definitely no way to 69."

"I didn't realize people were still doing 69. Isn't that a thing you do in college, then you learn it's a disaster, and never do it again?" asks Jennie, 30.

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And as for anal?

"Nope. Never done it, and never will. I have a vagina for a reason and that’s where the goodies go," says Jennie.

"I know this goes against what most women will probably tell you, but I love anal. With the right lube and position — me on my back with him entering me from that angle — it can actually feel great. It's all about breathing, relaxing, and taking it slow. But I still prefer vaginal intercourse," says Kelly, 36.

"Did it once and will never do it again. Not to get too graphic, but it was, um, messy. Let's just say that I didn't have a normal bowel movement for a long time after that, in addition to the almost two weeks worth of pain," says Lindsay, 34.

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"My thoughts on anal are similar to my thoughts on doggy style: fun once in awhile with the right person, but not all the time. Giving anal is probably even more fun if they’re into it, and receiving is even better with toys," says Becky, 29.

"Could do without receiving anal … but I'm all for pegging all the way!" says Heather, 27.

"I'm pro-anal and very, very anti-cowgirl. I greatly prefer from-behind positions, but as long as I'm not on top, I'm happy. I think most ladies are anti-anal because of overeager idiots or horror stories. It can be so awesome! Our society has created a culture of butt-sex paranoia. Stop the fear-mongering!" says Cate, 23.

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I'm sorry men of the world, but that's just how it is!

Although we do like doggy, because there's no doubt it feels best because of how deep we can feel you, when it comes down to it, we really love missionary.

Call us lazy, creatures of habit, or what have you, but that’s how we prefer it!

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Amanda Chatel is a writer who divides her time between NYC and Paris. She's a regular contributor to Bustle and Glamour, with bylines at Harper's Bazaar, The Atlantic, Forbes, Livingly, Mic, The Bolde, Huffington Post and others. Follow her on Twitter or on her Facebook page for more.