Skip navigation! Story from Sex. You and bae have been on the couch watching The Crown for what feels like days, when Netflix finally shakes you from your stupor to ask if you're "still watching. Sure, you could get up and walk to your bedroom to have sex. But you can pull off some pretty exciting positions right on your couch, so why bother?
Takeaway: While a couch is great for watching shows, snuggling on cold Winter nights and taking a well-deserved nap, it can also be a fantastic and amazingly versatile tool for some truly wild sexual rides! Ah, the sofa: perfect for show binging, lazy naps in the afternoon and—for so many people—an introduction to the joys of sexual pleasure. Couches and sofas bring them when their own unique benefits, as well as drawbacks, when it comes to sexual shenanigans. Arguably, one of the best positions for sofa sex fun is the giving and receiving of oral. Not to take anything away from using a bed, but as anyone who likes to give can attest to, having to bend over someone laying down can too often be a pain in the neck.
Sex Positions That Start on Your Couch—and End Wherever You Want Them to
Americans spend nearly three hours a day on the couch, according to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics. So if the couch is a big part of your life, you might want to start having sex on it. I mean, why not? Couch sex can be a hot place to mix it up in a relationship; it can be the setting for impromptu sex during downtime; or, it can be a convenient place to get it on while watching Mr. Smith or, you know, straight up porn—no shame in that. How to: Your partner sits cross-legged as you mount his lap, facing him with your legs wrapped around his back.
I understand this is common knowledge, but it bears repeating, as many of us are apt to get caught in a sexy-time rut of our own creation. The easiest way to break this monotony? Add a few couch sex positions to your repertoire. Couches are, of course, not all that different from beds. Couches present few logistical challenges, and the closest one is likely a mere few steps away from your bedroom. No, you needed each other then.