Position of the Week: Open Sesame

by Chelle

on 6 Jul 2019

This is a great try-out for anyone but works particularly well if a penetrating partner is on the small side. With plenty of hands-on action, mutual effort, and opportunity for lots of intimate eye contact, it’s a win-win position for both lovers.

Position of the Week: Open Sesame


One partner lies on their back with legs parted, hips raised, and butt elevated for penetration. Meanwhile, the giving partner crouches in front, supporting their body weight with their palms pressed to the floor for a firm and steady hold.


Perfect for toning and strengthening the pelvic floor, the receiving partner naturally squeezes the muscles to aid the position, keeping the vaginal canal tight upon entry. If the receiving partner has a penis, this position is also ideal for anal penetration.


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Written by Chelle. Lovehoney Editorial Team
Chelle is a multi-published adult author who believes great sex starts with having the confidence to explore your fantasies in the bedroom.
A bondage and kink enthusiast, Chelle is also an advocate for BDSM education, and when she’s not writing blogs for Lovehoney, you'll find her planning for her next erotica novel.

Originally published on 6 Jul 2019. Updated on 5 Aug 2020