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Between recovery from childbirth, adjustment to a new child, lack of sleep, tons more chores and insecurity about your new post-preggy bodysex with your partner often falls away. I was also worrying about the fact that I was still carrying 10kg of baby weight.
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Some people claim that certain attributes like a man's hands can tell them if he is well endowed or not, while some claim that a woman's choice of drink at a bar can tell you if she is conservative in bed or a total wild cat! While some of these theories are completely unfounded, have you ever wondered what your favourite sex position reveals about your personality or the nature of the person you are dating?
We asked top sexologist Dr Elna McIntosh and relationship counsellor Lethabo Ntsasa to narrow down popular sex positions and the kind of personalities they are indicative of. This is probably the most common sex position out there.
It basically involves the man being on top of the woman. It gives the man total control, and that can translate to being selfish," she says. She is probably a bit shy, or even conservative.
She enjoys the feeling of closeness that comes with this position," says Ntsasa. Remember, this position involves a lot of eye contact, and the leeway to kiss and nibble as much as possible, which can be a of intimacy," he says. This is the position that involves penetration from the rear end, with the other partner facing the other way, usually on their knees.
She is definitely not afraid to relinquish control and let her man have his way with her. This can ify a woman who puts others before her own needs," Ntsasa says. This is the kind of guy who prefers a lack of eye contact, so that he can drift off into his own world and have his fantasies.
This is a position that is the opposite of the missionary position, as it involves the woman being on top. It is a position for guys with the more chilled and laid-back personality. This position can definitely reveal a non-chauvinistic personality, and a deep respect for the woman," he says.
This is the sex position where both partners are on their feet, but can balance with a wall or the shower to avoid tumbling down.
The man can also do the heavy lifting and literally carry the woman up throughout the routine. She is also spontaneous, and likes to think out of the box.
He gets easily bored with monotony, and likes to try new things," Ntsasa says. Would you like to comment on this article or view other readers' comments? Register in.
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What sex positions say about you. When it comes to sex, men and women have always had theories about how to size each other up. The missionary position This is probably the most common sex position out there. Dr McIntosh says this is the perfect position for men who like to show off their skill. What it says about the woman: "She is very timid, and very submissive to her man.
What it says about the man: "He is not afraid of intimacy, and probably cares about the person he's making love to. The doggy style position This is the position that involves penetration from the rear end, with the other partner facing the other way, usually on their knees.
Dr McIntosh says that it is usually more pleasurable to the male in the situation.
What it says about the man: "He has a fear of intimacy. Woman on top This is a position that is the opposite of the missionary position, as it involves the woman being on top.
Dr McIntosh says this is a favourite for lazy men. What it says about the man: "This man has no problem being submissive to his partner. The standing position This is the sex position where both partners are on their feet, but can balance with a wall or the shower to avoid tumbling down. What it says about the woman: "She is willing to go the extra mile.
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