BEING nervous about trying new sexual positions is normal, according to a study by Superdrug.
The health and beauty retailer asked 1,000 people from the US and Europe how they feel about sex – and nervousness, caused by experimenting with new positions, plays a big part of it.
Getty – Contributor Trying out new positions is the number one cause of anxiety in the bedroom
And the scariest sex position to try? Approximately, 56.8% of women and 42.7% of men said that the idea of trying to do the 69 while standing up scared them. Logically, that would make sense. The scenario would need your partner picking you up and supporting your body weight while giving you oral sex – not an easy task, one can imagine.
Alternatively, 54.5% of women are extremely concerned with the idea of anal sex. Interestingly, 30.5% of men feel exactly the same way.
Getty – Contributor Anal sex – not as popular with the menfolk as you would think
Other bedroom shenanigans that brings us out in a nervous sweat includes standing up sex – with 16.9% of women worried about this.
The interesting ‘kneeling wheelbarrow’ position made 24.8% of women and 16% of men feel uneasy.