All good things in life could use some improvements, including your go-to bedroom moves. Case in point? The missionary position. In one study of women who were unable to orgasm from missionary sex, published in the Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy, those who learned the CAT reported a 56 percent increase in their orgasm frequency.
Skip navigation! Story from Sex. When did you last try a new sex position? Whether or not you're in a relationship, it's all too easy to fall back on a handful of tried-and-tested moves and forget the delicious variety available to you and your partner. That's where Clare Cavanah and Rachel Venning come in.
By Sabine Walter, Pierre A. When one ventures into sexual activity, it can be daunting to hear about things like the Kama Sutra and tantric sex. The missionary position is no more than the male-superior position; that is, the man on top, the woman on the bottom. It is pretty much unique to humans, and therefore differentiates us from animals. The penis may not provide sufficient stimulation to the clitoris for many women to reach orgasm.
Most of us are fans of the missionary position. And it's no surprise, considering that man-on-top mode is totally intimate, allowing you and your guy constant eye contact and easy access to kissing. Plus it's relatively relaxing for you putting him in control as you lie back and enjoy.