There are all sorts of ways to have sex with all sorts of biological (and store-bought) equipment — and not all of them are about orgasms. That’s just a fact of life. But for many people vaginas (especially those who have sex with cis-men), having an orgasm when they do really want one can be a bit of a challenge. For some, it requires a little more finesse, a whole mess of communication and some anatomy 101 to get there.
But today we’re here to empower you to take charge the next time you and your S.O. are in the bedroom with what experts have determined to be the five best sex positions for a guaranteed orgasm for vagina-owners. “Guarantee” is a big word and, of course — bodies are all different and orgasms are complicated and personal, but having a few go-to positions that grind and hit the right parts of your body at the right times can do wonders (and make it a lot easier to coach your partner into getting you off). Depending on your tastes and the kind of stimulation that makes you happiest, these are positions that shouldn’t disappoint.
The names are as interesting and fun as the positions themselves. They include The G-Whiz, The Drop Box, The Tilt-a-Whirl, Closed for Business (not what you think this means!) and In High Heels. (OK, we made that one up because it technically didn’t have a name, but it works, right?)
With these positions in your life, you can kiss the days where both parties didn’t get off goodbye. Click through to find out what these positions entail and exactly how to pull them off. You won’t regret it.
A version of this article was originally published in March 2016.