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8 Foreplay Moves All Couple Should Try

8 Foreplay Moves All Couple Should Try

By Tara Kennedy-Kline, Dr. Stephanie Buehler, and Jen Duchene for

Challenge #12: Get in the mood for love with one of these erotic ideas.

Looking to take your sex life to the next level? If you’re like most other committed couples, you love each other to pieces — but between long hours at the office, the dropping the kids off at school, you just want to curl up in bed at the end of the day — and sleep is the only thing on your mind.

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So how do you keep the passion churning? How do you build the tension slowly and steadily so that — when you do climb into bed — it will be all you can do to keep your hands off each other? Here are 8 of the hottest turn-ons that any couple should try (at least once — if not twice or three times). Try any one of them and you’re guaranteed to have the wildest, hottest, toe-curling sex you and your man could ever imagine.

Massage His Prostate

Straight men enjoy anal play, too. Your guy may have already tried massaging his own prostate during masturbation … so why not to do it for him? To do a manual massage, lubricate your fingers and his anus. While he breathes and pushes out, insert a finger 2-3 inches. Curve your finger toward his belly button until you feel a ridge, much like the ridge on the edge of a walnut and stroke. If you’d rather not use your fingers, you can buy a prostate massager (they look like short vibrators). Give it to him as a gift and suggest he try it on his own first, then show you what he’d like you to do. It’s a sexy, unexpected treat for your guy. —Dr. Stephanie Buehler

Pick Each Other Up At A Local Bar

My husband and I have been together since high school, so neither of us got to experience the thrill of meeting and flirting with strangers in a bar. So we invented this little game where we flirt with strangers to see who gets hit on first. We go to separate corners of the bar and hang out, chatting with strangers. The first person to get hit on wins. My husband knows I like to flirt, so he’ll come up and act like he doesn’t know me and start feeding me pickup lines. Admittedly, this game requires a lot of trust and confidence, but by the time we’re ready to go home, we usually don’t even make it out of the parking lot (one of the secret perks to owning a minivan). —Tara Kennedy-Kline

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Blindfold Each Other

Heightened sensitivity of physical sensation adds excitement and electricity when you have to anticipate and imagine a touch you cannot see. Nothing will matter but what you feel. If your partner’s usually the dominant one in bed, blindfold them first. It’s an enticing way to tip the balance. Undress your lover as part of the build-up to a slow burning climax. Props like feathers, rose petals or oils can be introduced to stroke the skin. Keep in mind that this is about building passion through the sensation of touch and love in a safe environment and not about creating fear. As always, make sure you’ve set the rules of the game with your partner before plunging into the dark. —Jen Duchene

Tell Your Partner “No”

If things have gotten stale, you can trick your significant other’s mind into craving you by pretending that sex is off limits. Tell your partner that you are not going to let them have sex with you until a certain day and time. Then tease them. Lift your shirt or hike your skirt. Shake your booty. Pout your lips. Show them what they aren’t getting. Build up the tension by denying them of what they want most — you! —Dr. Stephanie Buehler

Have Forbidden Sex

There’s nothing hotter than a quick rendezvous with the added excitement of possibly getting caught. If your partner has their own office, showing up sans undies with a picnic of oils and oysters. Doing it against the locked door can be thrilling — even if the office is at home. (Surprise may not be the best way to show up at the office building.) There is even greater eroticism in planning the “sexploit” together. Build anticipation by packing your partner’s lunch for work to include some saucy bits you will both enjoy. Begin the day with you both going commando or swap underwear bottoms so you increase the slow anticipation. Build on that by sexting each other. If you don’t have an office, get creative about a place that would be exciting, forbidden and safe enough to do the dirty without getting caught too easily, if at all. When was the last time you could wait to get into a room to get into each other? —Jen Duchene

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Show Some Skin

Couples don’t spend much time naked together. We shower and dress, or pull off our clothes and get into pajamas. What about hanging around nude one afternoon? Or having Sunday breakfast sans clothing? Being naked allows you too feel more comfortable with your body — no matter your size — and give you confidence. It’s a sexy way to establish an intimacy and trust with each other. If you have kids, put a lock on your bedroom door and spend time together without clothing. You can even visit a nude resort like the Terra Cotta Inn in Palm Springs. Of course, there will be exhibitionists and voyeurs, but most people are there just to be able to hang out and feel free in their skin. —Dr. Stephanie Buehler

Learn Something New And Exciting Together

Cooking, Ballroom dancing, macramé … it doesn’t matter what the topic is, just that you’re both learning together. There’s an added bonus if you can share private promises during class of how you can use your new talents to spice it up in the bedroom. Macramé handcuffs? Oh yeah, that works! —Tara Kennedy-Kline

Exchange Erotic Letters

Express your love and desire through words. Add romantic touches using wax seals or pressed petals. Describe in bold, intimate detail how you imagine the two of you will make love and the feelings that it will evoke. Create a secret world between the two of you. Take turns exchanging letters to suggest a tryst, which could vary from the bedroom to the bathroom or even under the stars. This is your story. Have fun indulging in the pent-up passion built between you. —Jen Duchene

This article originally appeared on 8 Sexpert-Approved Turn-Ons All Couples Should Try.

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1:28AM PDT on Jul 2, 2014

I have issues with this. One, 'all couples'? Not all couples even want to have sex, let alone will enjoy these, or want to try them. The title is misleading and incorrect. It also seems to indicate that every couple has a male in the relationship. What about a female-female couple?

Some couples might be upset by using a blindfold (such as a phobia).

Basically I find it presumptuous that they would insinuate that 'all couples' should try these things. They may not like them, they may not need them, and they may not want them. Please try to word things more considerately.

7:51AM PDT on Jun 28, 2014

interesting - thanks

12:54AM PDT on May 23, 2014

Most are not for me

4:37AM PDT on Apr 27, 2014

Ive thought about the picking your partner up at a bar before. Seems a lil fun lol

1:08PM PDT on Apr 10, 2014

Thank you.

1:25AM PDT on Mar 29, 2014

or just keep trying new things...

2:31AM PDT on Mar 21, 2014


1:41PM PST on Feb 26, 2014

I'm too young for this conversation

11:42AM PST on Feb 24, 2014

Personal choices. No judgment on others.

2:41PM PST on Feb 12, 2014

hmmmm, interesting, tho I'm not sure about going out & trying to get picked up/flirted with by other people outside of my relationship

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