7 of the Best Oral Sex Positions

If you have a vulva and have received oral sex, you probably know how amazing it can be. In fact, oral sex is the top sexual act for reaching an orgasm. Having your partner focused on your clitoris, vulva, and vagina is pleasurable AF.

Typically - at least in movies - you see the person receiving oral sex on their back. It's kind of like the missionary position of sex. Now don't get us wrong, that position is still amazing - but there are so many more (six, to be exact) positions to try!

And spending all this time at home means you can explore these positions to see which ones you like, and which ones you don't.

Now, onto the positions:

#1 The Sideways Oral

Sideways oral is like the 69 of oral sex. And while 69'ing gets a lot of hate, the oral sex position is WAY better. Rather than mounting your partner (or having them mount you), give each other oral sex on your side! This is a great position for those who want oral but still want to keep it simple. Plus, there is way less upper body strength needed in this 69! Pro-tip: lift your upper leg slightly so you don't suffocate your partner.

#2 The Classic

Ok, we know we kind of made fun of the classic - but it's a classic for a reason! Plus, this position provides the giver a lot of full-vulva access. There is also plenty of access to the clit and vagina if you're interested in adding in any toys. If you're the receiver, lie on your back with your knees bent while your partner kneels or lies between your legs. Pro-tip: add a pillow under your hip if you're the receiver to help relieve strain on the partner's neck.

#3 Forward Face-Sitting

Face-sitting allows you a bit more control over the oral sex action. The giver lies flat on their back while the receiver kneels over their face facing their head, with their knees on either side of the giver's head. If you have a headboard, you can rest your arms to lift your vulva ever-so-slightly to relieve pressure from your partner's chest. The receiver has more control over the pace and pressure of their vulva in this position - while the giver's hands are free to grab anywhere they please. Pro-tip: ride against your partner's tongue and mouth for some extra stimulation.

#4 On the Edge

Ready for an all-access pass to the vulva? This is the position. The receiver will lie flat their back with their butt at the edge of the bed, counter, or couch. The giver will kneel or stand on the floor facing the vulva. Try sticking a cushion or pillow under the giver's needs for some extra padding. This position is great for adding additional stimulation as the giver's hands are free to add nipple stimulation. Pro-tip: if you're the receiver, try putting your legs on your partner's shoulders for some balance.

#5 Doggy-Style Oral Sex

Who said doggy style sex is for penetration only? For doggy-style oral, the receiver will get on their hands and knees while the giver kneels behind them. This gives the receiver control of the angle and pressure as they can lean back in their partner's face. The receiver can either stay on their hands or knees or lie flat on their stomach with their legs spread. Pro-tip: since your partner's hands are free, try adding a penetrative activity, like a dildo or G-spot sex toy to spice things up.

#6 Reverse Face-Sitting

This one is kind of like reverse cowgirl - but for oral sex. In this position, the giver will lie flat on their back while the receiver kneels over their face facing their feet with their knees on either side of the giver's head. The receiver can place their hands on the giver's chest or hips as well as the bed for balance. Pro-tip: if your partner has facial hair this may not be the best position as chaffing of the vulva can occur.

#7 The Captain

Last but certainly not least, the Captain involves the receiver leaning their back against the wall or a door. Have the giver kneel in front of you and go down on you. If it's comfortable, you can place a leg or foot on your partner's shoulder to allow more access to the clitoris. Pro-tip: this another great position to add a toy - whether it's an external stimulation or internal stimulator.

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(Image credit: Ana Ceyala - Shape Magazine)

So there you have it - seven of the best oral sex positions for women or those with a vulva. Do you have a favorite oral sex position? Let us know in the comments!

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