6 Sex Positions For Extroverts

Personalities aren't just black-and-white, but generally speaking, you can categorize people as one of two 'types' — introverts, who regain their energy with alone time, and extroverts, who get energized by being around others. When you picture a textbook "extrovert," you probably imagine someone who is bubbly, outgoing, and always the center of attention. But do these labels mean anything in the bedroom? Are there any sex positions for extroverts only?

While there might be a tendency to think of extroverts as more vocal in bed, more prone to showing off, and more likely to do something ~crazy~ between the sheets, the fact of the matter is that being an extrovert doesn't necessarily make you behave a certain way when you're having sex. Just like introversion, being extroverted doesn't really mean a lot for your sex life, because everyone has different in-bedroom and out-of-bedroom personalities, as well as unique kinks, turn-ons, and sexual preferences. There could be a kinky, loud-as-hell introvert, or an extrovert who likes to keep things simple and intimate.

With that being said, however, if you consider yourself to be somewhere on the extreme side of extroversion (like yours truly), these six positions might offer you an extra thrill in bed. If you do like to be social, talkative, and ostentatious in bed, these positions could do the trick (plus they feel great).

1. Reverse Cowgirl

This is pretty much the universal position for showing off your assets. Your partner gets an amazing view, and you get to take control of the pace and depth of penetration. Plus if you're on top, there's ample opportunity to be vocal and ask your partner what motions and speeds feel good (and moaning, because duh).

2. Crab Walk

This one is well-suited for extroverts, because it's slightly more difficult and requires good communication on behalf of both you and your partner. Once you're in position though, the crab walk also offers a unique angle for you and your partner to view each other's naked bodies, and it gives you an excuse to show off your flexibility (if you have that, congrats).

3. The Bridge

The bridge is like the missionary position but turned up to an insane level. You're still technically on the bottom, but having your partner kneel in front of you while your back is arched and your pelvis is reaching up to meet him offers a totally new, fresh angle for penetration. If you're extroverted and want to lock eyes so you can communicate (even silently) during sex, this position will work wonders.

4. Standing

Whether you're bent over, standing up straight, or have your chest pressed against a window (perfect for the exhibitionist-inclined extrovert), this position will feel amazing. Either you or your partner can take control of the rhythm, and it's a nice change of pace from lying on the bed in 'inactive' positions. If you're extroverted and want a position that's a little more high energy, standing up is the way to go.

5. Doggy Style

Just like reverse cowgirl, doggy style is great for any extrovert who wants to show off their body from behind. The only difference is that this time your partner is in control. That doesn't mean you won't get a chance to be be vocal though: The deep penetration that comes with doggy style is almost guaranteed to induce dirty talk and moaning.

6. Butterfly

This position is pretty much a win-win: You can enjoy super deep penetration, while your partner gets to look at your body from a new, higher-up angle. With your legs on your partner's shoulders and your body scooted towards the edge of the bed, this position feels slightly less 'boring' than traditional missionary, but isn't going to require a ton of flexibility or strength.

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