There’s a lot of content out there that seems to be focused on making sex into a game of Survival of the Fittest. Part of the misguided pressure we put on sex is that it needs to be this gravity-defying feat, and that the only way to enjoy it is if you or your partner are bent into contortionist shapes.
Enter, the butterfly: a pleasure-packed sex position that plenty of people can not only “handle,” but really enjoy. Once you read how to do it, it might just become your new go-to. “The butterfly position is a variation if you love missionary but want something just a little bit more intense and adventurous,” says Moushumi Ghose, MFT, a licensed sex therapist.
This position will make you feel a lot more acrobatic than you actually are. Let’s cancel the idea that if your partner’s legs ain’t behind their ears, it ain’t fun, ya hear? That kind thinking misses the main point of sex: PLEASURE. Not how bendy you are!
Alright, let’s do this. It’s time to spread your wings and fly (and by “fly,” we obviously mean “have lots of orgasms”).