Toys should be 1 billion percent water safe lest you bust your toy or you know, worse. Instead, hold the side of the tub or use shower stools meant to handle bodily weight. And TBH, non-slip mats never hurt anyone either. Besides safety, the next most important key for having enjoyable shower sex is the lube sitch. Prop your foot up on the edge of the tub like you would if you were going to shave your legs to give yourself some semi-solid footing and allow easy-ish entry make sure you have a very sturdy bathmat so you don't slip. Then everyone needs to just hold the hell on to whatever's available—soap holders, towel racks, shower door. Safety helmets optional.
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Takeaway: Shower sex is inherently sexy, but if there's one thing that'll make it great, it's the right sex position. What is it about shower sex that gets our juices flowing? After all, if we're thinking about it logically, you and your partner will be attempting to have sex in a small, slippery area, one that often comes with a time limit when the water runs cold! Despite the logical reasons to avoid shower sex let's be real: It can be hot as hell. Is it the sensual feel of warm water droplets dripping down the body we love so much, or the sensuality of getting "dirty" in a place where you're supposed to be getting "clean"? No matter what you love about it, there's one thing that really help make it work and that's the right sex position. Shower sex is not the time for ninja-style sex positions. Remember, you are in a small slippery area with plenty of sharp corners! When it comes to shower sex, simple is best - and simple is even better when you add a few key props. Ready to begin?
That said, shower sex has the potential to be the stuff of movies with the right moves. Hit the showers with these tips to master shower sex like a boss and come out on the other side with no broken bones or bruised egos. A showerhead can only cover so much ground, so turning up the heat beforehand will help. Reduce the friction and make anal or vaginal penetration easier with a silicone waterproof lube. Lathering up your lover may be the epitome of romance in the movies, but soap, shampoo, and especially conditioner can make the shower floor extra slick. You have some pretty impressive options when it comes to waterproof sex toys like vibrating loofahs, waterproof vibrators, and butt plugs. To keep from slip-sliding your way to the emergency room, give the following positions a try. Pro tip: Get a suction shower handle or footrest for extra support during shower sex. This take on doggy lets you keep both feet firmly planted on the shower floor while you use your hands for extra support.
If you've ever had shower sex that made you feel like a wet chihuahua—shivering, uncomfortable, and letting the person manhandling you bark directions—you're not alone. Getting dirty in the place that you go to get clean is far more complicated than any rom-com side-eyeing you, How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days , Friends With Benefits or porno suggests. Two, water is not I repeat, NOT a lubricant—in fact, it can actually make you feel more dry than wet I know, the irony. And last but not least, there is absolutely nothing sexy about accidentally taking a gulp of hot water up your nose or in your mouth when you're trying to focus on getting your O. But before you cross shower sex off your sex bucket list for good, you may want to give it another go.