Position of the Week: Rubdown

by Lucy

on Sep 17, 2021

Lie back and take each other to that extra-special destination with the Rubdown position – the ultimate way of getting each other off while learning about what makes one another tick. Perfect for lazy Sunday mornings when you’re craving satisfaction, minus too much physical exertion.



Lie down next to each other on your backs, lube up your hands and let them wander over to each other’s genitals to tease, massage, stroke and caress away.


The side-by-side position is perfect for getting to know where and how to touch your partner. It also means that communication about what feels good is based largely on body language and satisfied groans, as opposed to direct eye contact which can sometimes get in the way of truly letting go of inhibitions.


Heighten your every touch by slipping a blindfold over one partner’s eyes. By obscuring sight, both lovers benefit from improved confidence which allows them to try things they may feel shy about. Physical sensation and sexual anticipation are also heightened to make this mutual masturbation position feel more erotically exciting.

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Written by Lucy. Lovehoney Editorial Team
If you think that an exciting sex life starts and ends with Missionary then Lucy, who has worked at Lovehoney for over a decade, is here to enlighten you with her ever-popular ‘Position of the Week’ blogs.
Lucy also loves making the world of sex and sex toys easy to learn about, and you'll often find her with her head in a book researching her latest A to Z guide

Originally published on Sep 17, 2021. Updated on Aug 19, 2021