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What Makes a Woman Good in Bed?


"Too much of a good thing is wonderful" - Mae West

Recently I was asked what makes a woman good in bed. Like most things in the area of attraction and pleasure, the answer will vary from man to man. Whenever I’ve read articles dealing with what makes a man good in bed, they normally start off with how he touches the woman, being gentle, kissing, foreplay, and his ability to hold back until she is ready to climax. Certainly all of the above are important; however, I believe it’s possible for two men to touch a woman, kiss, and fondle her in the exact same ways, and yet she will have a different reaction to each. The reason for the difference is that sex is said to be 75–80% mental.

How a person feels about someone, the chemistry they have with them, and the physical attraction all come into play. This is especially true for couples in serious relationships.

Nonetheless, there are instances where one can have mind-blowing sex with someone they just met. Sometimes it can be attributed to pure animal magnetism, and other times it simply comes down to the mood the woman is in—or possibly it’s been so long since she had sex that the slightest touch would lead her to explode.

What Makes a Woman Good in Bed?

When it comes to men, however, there are slightly different things that place one woman above another woman.Please keep in mind that there is no one answer, and men vary just as much as women. Therefore the following will be in “generally speaking” terms and mixed with my opinion. I don’t profess to speak for all men!

She Loves Sex

Anyone who loves what they are doing is usually good at it!

They are always keeping an eye out for new and different ways to rock their mate’s world as well as enhance their own experience. This may entail reading books such as “Tickle His Pickle", watching adult films to steal techniques, or simply having discussions with close girlfriends to get tips. Simply put, they want to be the best and take pride in being skillful.

She Is Proactive With Regard to Reaching Her Own Orgasm

The number one thing that makes a woman memorable to a man is his knowing he blew her mind in bed. I’m not talking about embracing the art of faking orgasms.

Essentially this goes back to her loving sex. It’s difficult to love something without getting enjoyment out of it.

A woman who has explored her own body and knows how to bring herself to climax can pretty much guide any man that is not “naturally instinctive” in the ways of pleasing her.

“You can’t teach what you don’t know!”

A sexually proactive woman doesn’t simply lay back and leave things up to chance.

She will shift her body, get on top, and even manually stimulate herself during intercourse if the position they are in allows for it. This woman knows her man is going to keep thrusting until he climaxes, and she is willing to do her part to make sure that she climaxes as well. His body is her tool, and she knows just how to use it to get the results she wants.

Men are turned off by overly passive women who lay on their backs and expect them to “make magic happen”. Great sex is not for the timid.

There are many women who mistakenly believe that the reason a man stopped calling is because “He got what he wanted”. However, in many instances it’s just the opposite. The sex was boring! Nobody wants boring or "vanilla" sex!

A proactive woman takes matters in her own hands or mouth to get the ball rolling if necessary.

The number one complaint most men have regarding bad sex with women is that they didn’t move, coupled with an overall lack of passion and silence. (Queue the cricket soundtrack.)

She Is Vocal

Sex in silence is a real buzzkill!

The only exception is if you’re being quiet to keep from being discovered. In this case, it can be intensifying as you force yourselves to hold back your noises.

However, for the most part sex without any moans, rapid breathing, screams of passion, body-clutching tension, or naughty/four-letter words of expression can seem like taking a walk around the block. Even if you’re not a moaner or screamer, words of encouragement can enhance a session: “That’s it!”, “Keep it right there”, “Don’t stop!”, “Yes! Yes! Yes!”

Hell, most guys would settle for having a woman pound the mattress, squeeze a pillow, or mumble inaudible sounds while turning her head from side to side.

Once again, I caution you, this is not about acting or faking orgasms. It’s about being vocally expressive when things do feel good.

She Flirts and Uses Sexual Innuendo

Men love to feel desired, too!

A woman who expresses she has sex on her mind during the course of the day is a real turn-on. This can be done with a naughty voicemail or email indicating what she wants to do with him or reflecting back on something they have done the night before or at a prior time.

Some women give their partner’s penis a pet name which can be used in code during a conversation along with a pet name for her vagina. It can be as spicy as you want it to be or as tame as “Tell Johnny Tammy says hello" . . . or whatever.

The point is that she lets her man know she is thinking of him in sexual terms and he is desired. A man in love will work hard to continue getting that type of response from his woman.

She Surprises Him

A woman who has a knack for doing the unexpected from time to time will easily separate herself from other women in most men’s lives. Naturally, it helps to know how open-minded her man is.

This could range from wearing something sexy or nothing at all when he gets home to bringing toys, chocolate syrup, crushed ice, heat sensation lotions/jells, and adult board games to bed. Jumping in the shower to play in the suds or giving him unexpected oral pleasure while he’s watching television or doing some mundane task.

Booking a room at an adult/romance-themed hotel similar to The Sybaris or Essence Suites can make for quite a memorable time.

Practice Makes Perfect

Whether you are a woman or man, the only way to become good or great at anything is to have the intention of being so. In the long run, no one is great at anything by accident.

It all starts with having the desire and the willingness to put in the effort.

Naturally, with each new relationship one becomes involved in, the first few sessions will entail going through your standard “go-to moves” based upon your past experiences.

No two people are the same.

However, in a long-term relationship or marriage, one is presented with an opportunity to refine their skills to their specific mate. Given time, you can learn what every sigh or body movement means, guiding you towards your next move of deciding whether to tease or to please. Communicating desires and fantasies outside of the bedroom is just as important as giving queues inside the bedroom.

“Monogamy becomes boring when couples become lazy”.

Law of Reciprocity

You will know you have found your sexual soulmate when they demonstrate the need to please you as much as you make the effort to please them.

The Way We Were

It’s extremely difficult to let go of a “great sex partner”, even if you know they are not right for you in many other ways.

Most of us have experienced at one time or another being involved with someone who was absolutely incredible in bed, but we had sense enough to move on for various other reasons.

Unfortunately, the memories of being with them linger in our minds and haunt us from time to time. For whatever reason, you may not end up in a “happily ever after fairytale” with the person you are presently seeing, but you can live on forever in their minds.

A great lover is impossible to forget.

“To Live In Hearts We Leave Behind Is Not To Die”Thomas Campbell

One Man’s Opinion!


dashingscorpio (author) from Chicago on June 24, 2020:


Thanks for stopping by to read my article and taking the time to post a comment.

LaZeric Freeman from Hammond on June 24, 2020:

Oh my ... a very ... stimulating article. Keep up the good work.

dashingscorpio (author) from Chicago on November 24, 2019:


Thanks for reading my hub and posting a comment.

Have a great day!

HawgRyder on November 23, 2019:

Yes, a great lover is truly impossible to forget.

dashingscorpio (author) from Chicago on August 14, 2019:


Thank you for reading my hub and taking the time to post a comment.

Ria Rodriguez on August 13, 2019:

Thank you so much for writing this article. Very imprtant and helpfu.

dashingscorpio (author) from Chicago on July 25, 2019:

Kian03, Thanks for your comment.

Usually it's a case of the more you give the more you get. :)

Kian03 on July 22, 2019:

Ive always been more than just kind of sex guy. Since the day I read about girls wanting you more by giving them foreplays, it helped me a lot making girls feel satisfied with me.

dashingscorpio (author) from Chicago on June 27, 2019:


Thanks for stopping by to read my hub and post a comment.

Nan Coglin on June 27, 2019:

Very interesting! I want to just read your arrivals thank you!

Miebakagh Fiberesima from Port Harcourt, Rivers State, NIGERIA. on March 23, 2019:

Hi, dashingscopio, good to know.

dashingscorpio (author) from Chicago on March 23, 2019:


Yes it's on Amazon as well as Barnes & Noble sites.


Have a wonderful weekend!

Suzie from Carson City on March 22, 2019:

Now that I'm aware of your book....I'll assume I can order it on Amazon? Nice to see you again!

Miebakagh Fiberesima from Port Harcourt, Rivers State, NIGERIA. on March 22, 2019:

Hi, there, notes the hubpages updates; and thanks.

dashingscorpio (author) from Chicago on March 22, 2019:

Hi Paula,

It has been a long time!

Ever since they removed the Q&A section things have not been the same in my opinion. I do log on and check "the feed" to read articles which talk about relationships which is my main interest.

Like you I too am a "baby boomer". The greatest generation!

This article goes back a few years and I included it in my book.

"My Cat Won't Bark! (A Relationship Epiphany)"

HP made some "updates" which is why it appears to be new.

Sounds like your 3 kitty-cats have it made! :)

Thanks for stopping by and posting a comment.


Marintia on March 21, 2019:


Suzie from Carson City on March 20, 2019:

Dashing........Whoa, Lover boy...LOL....Where on earth have you been? Or is it me who has been away? I haven't run into you in so long. & I've missed you & your wonderful comments of common sense and wisdom.

As for THIS spicy little piece...my my, this is pretty bold, buddy. I'm a Boomer, honey....we never talked about such things. Everything was hush hush..a big secret....or whatever it was.

Anyway, I'm happy to tell you what my 3 kitty-cats say about what makes me good in bed....I let them have a pillow and some covers, one whole side of the bed..and I don't disturb them if I have to get up in the middle of the night. Honest...this is what they've told me.

Take care Dashing! LOL Peace, Paula

Miebakagh Fiberesima from Port Harcourt, Rivers State, NIGERIA. on March 20, 2019:

Hi, dashgingscopio, I agreed with you. Without repetition, one can not try and make it better to reach the best or excel. Thanks for the input.

dashingscorpio (author) from Chicago on March 20, 2019:


Thanks for your insightful comment. You make an excellent point. Everyone does not have the same experience or confidence. Generally speaking confidence comes with the repeated experience of having had success in the past.

Repetition is one key to becoming good at anything.

Felicity on March 19, 2019:

I don't pretend to know much about sex, so reading this has really given me a great boost of confidence. I do most of these things, eventually. I think that men need to realize that at first women may be nervous or shy, not knowing about the other person sexually, but after a couple of times she will feel more secure and may begin to suprise you. Lol and btw I think a scorpio was the perfect person to write this article

dashingscorpio (author) from Chicago on March 14, 2019:

Miebakagh, Thanks so much for your comment.

Miebakagh Fiberesima from Port Harcourt, Rivers State, NIGERIA. on March 13, 2019:

Hi, dashingscopio, this is very interesting, educative, and informative. Thanks for sharing.

Mike Rotch on March 05, 2019:

Lol have sex every night with my girl

Umesh Chandra Bhatt from Kharghar, Navi Mumbai, India on February 20, 2019:

Exhaustive and interesting.

dashingscorpio (author) from Chicago on February 18, 2019:

Charity, Thanks for stopping by to read my hub and post a comment. Best wishes!

charity mtisi from Johannesburg on February 17, 2019:

Interesting. Thank you .

dashingscorpio (author) from Chicago on January 11, 2019:

Thanks Rabiya rashe

Rabiya rashe on January 11, 2019:

Very good msg

dashingscorpio (author) from Chicago on January 03, 2019:

Having "inside" pet names is a fun way for couples to connect in a naughty way that does not feel "nasty" for most people. Not that there's anything wrong with being a "nasty couple". LOL!

Rex on January 02, 2019:

I simply love the pet names giving ....johnny and tammy

dashingscorpio (author) from Chicago on January 01, 2019:

Dale, Thanks for stopping by and posting a comment.

Glad you got a laugh out of reading my hub.

Happy New Year!

Dale Anderson from The High Seas on January 01, 2019:

I'll admit that I actually laughed out loud when I read "Practice makes perfect."

dashingscorpio (author) from Chicago on December 26, 2018:

After discussing it with her you have to decide whether or not this is a "deal breaker" issue for you. Suffering is optional.

No one is "stuck" with anyone!

Best wishes!

Wahoosworld on December 24, 2018:

I love my wife, but she is boring in bed. Same old same old. She was fantastic, until we got married. Like most women, they get you married and, they don't have to try anymore.

dashingscorpio (author) from Chicago on December 21, 2018:

Glad you enjoyed the article. :)

Ajae!!! on December 19, 2018:

That's what I dooooo!!! Damn, that turned me on!

dashingscorpio (author) from Chicago on December 15, 2018:


Thanks for taking the time to read and post a comment.

I appreciate your feedback.

Johan Smulders from East London, South Africa on December 11, 2018:

Excellent advice! Well done and much needed.

dashingscorpio (author) from Chicago on September 30, 2018:


Thanks for your wonderful comment.

Too often both men and women (blame their partner) for dissatisfying sexual experiences. If one knows their own body they always have the ability to have a "good time". :)

This is especially true if their mate has a desire to please.

Nevertheless "mind blowing" experiences usually occur when two people "instinctively" push the right buttons in each other. :)

PoetikalyAnointed on September 30, 2018:

Amen! Another great hub that covered all the bases in regards to sex. Much appreciated.

It takes the right partner to bring out the naughty...

Love this:

"A proactive woman takes matters in her own hands or mouth to get the ball rolling if necessary."

dashingscorpio (author) from Chicago on October 05, 2016:

Deborah, Thanks for stopping by to read my hub and post a comment.

It sounds like whomever your lover is that's one LUCKY person! :)


Deborah Reno from First Wyoming, then THE WORLD on October 05, 2016:

This is a great article! And, as a woman who loves sex, I can happily say that I put a check in every box...


Amanda Winter from Houston, Tx on August 16, 2016:

Did this hub make anyone else aroused?

dashingscorpio (author) from Chicago on January 22, 2016:

chumba, Thanks for stopping by and posting a comment.

Much appreciated!

chumba on January 22, 2016:

great hub n intriguing too

dashingscorpio (author) from Chicago on December 26, 2015:

freecampingaussie, Congratulations on having a loving and passionate marriage! No doubt there are many people who would be envious!:)

Thanks for stopping by to post a comment!

freecampingaussie from Southern Spain on December 24, 2015:

Hi, Keep seeing alerts about comments on this page so thought I would drop in again! As a female of 50 married to a 68 yr old who I have an amazing time with in bed and out I find this interesting. We enjoy lovemaking most mornings and I believe there is more happiness in giving + receiving is awesome !

dashingscorpio (author) from Chicago on December 23, 2015:

ladyguitarpicker, Thanks for your comment.

I completely agree with you. Finding the "right person" is the real hard "work" required to have a successful relationship.

Know yourself, Love yourself, Trust yourself.

Each of us (chooses) our own friends, lovers, and spouse.

The goal is to (choose) wisely!

Most people these days believe the "work" begins after you've chosen someone. I tend to feel if it's "hard work" being with someone it means you chose the "wrong person" to be with! :)

Two people who share the same values, want the same things for the relationship, and agree on how to obtain those things while having a mutual depth of love and desire for one another shouldn't have a lot of "hard work".

stella vadakin from 3460NW 50 St Bell, Fl32619 on December 22, 2015:

Good article on how to improve your relationship. Sex is great with the right person. The hard part is finding the right person, loving,caring, giving, and a great lover all in the one person.

dashingscorpio (author) from Chicago on August 27, 2015:

peachpurple; I'm sure that would make most husbands happy!:)

peachy from Home Sweet Home on July 23, 2015:

Hubby loves when i perform exactly like a vixen

dashingscorpio (author) from Chicago on May 21, 2015:

Sounds like you should write the bookend hub for this one.

"What Makes a Man Good in Bed?"

Unfortunately according to statistics very few men would read it.

Over 75% of all relationship/dating advice articles and books are read or purchased by women.

Sadly, I suspect more men are interested in learning how to "pick up" attractive women than learning how to improve their relationships.

dashingscorpio (author) from Chicago on March 09, 2015:

Annelle, I look forward to reading your hub on "What makes a man good in bed?" I'm sure it will have a high number of views!

This is my most viewed hub! :)

Thanks for the vote up!

p.s. Don't be surprised however if HP disables your ads on that hub. Google shies away posting ads on hubs that deal with sex.

Annelle Kamfer from Port Elizabeth, South Africa on March 09, 2015:

Really interesting, informative, funny, polite yet straight forward writing. "What makes a man good in bed?" has been put on my to do list. Voted up and up! :)

dashingscorpio (author) from Chicago on January 21, 2015:

peachpurple, Thanks for stopping by to read my hub and for posting your comment. Best wishes!

peachy from Home Sweet Home on January 20, 2015:

great tips and suggestions, my hubby says, new methods is the best

dashingscorpio (author) from Chicago on January 09, 2015:

Unfortunately there are no "laws". One can't "make themselves" be attracted to someone. It's possible to have two people kiss you or touch in the same exact way and yet you mentally and physically respond to them differently.

Chemistry and attraction are those "intangible qualities" that cause us to pursue a (romantic relationship) with one person while only desiring a "platonic friendship" with another person. It's either "there" or it's not.

kevin on January 09, 2015:

dashingscorpio please give something about this chemistry of attraction? are there laws or it just happens out of the blue that one gets attracted to another? One this i know is that it begins from one person, the lady or the guy

dashingscorpio (author) from Chicago on January 09, 2015:

Being attractive helps a lot but one cannot overlook chemistry, one's libido, and desire to make the effort to satisfy.

A great lover is someone who does more than look good. :)

alexandriaruthk from US on January 08, 2015:

Being attractive means having the real love, then the sex part comes naturally.

dashingscorpio (author) from Chicago on December 27, 2014:

Kevin, you are correct. This is especially true if we're "in love" with someone.

kevin from Nairobi on December 27, 2014:

quite interesting piece, the bottom line is we all want to be we the best.

dashingscorpio (author) from Chicago on November 03, 2014:

designergirl78, I agree with you that sexual compatibility plays a major role for couples to enjoy sex. This article however came about due to a woman asking a man "What makes a woman good in bed?"

Naturally any question such as this is answered from that individual's opinion. Everyone has an idea of what things (they) like, enjoy, or even dislike based upon their past experiences.

Most men want their women to be completely satisfied in bed. Maybe one of the female writers will post a hub stating; What makes a man good in bed. :)

Thanks for stopping by and posting your comment!

designergirl78 on November 03, 2014:

Very interesting article, and well written. However, I strongly believe the ability for a woman to be good with sex depends greatly on the man she is dong it with. If he is not pleasing her how can she show she is enthusiastic and that she likes sex while being vocal? She can't, unless she is faking it and that won't be pleasurable for either of them. My point is it takes two people to be great with sex. Both their actions are going to affect each others mood in the bedroom and both parties need to meet each other half way.

dashingscorpio (author) from Chicago on October 29, 2014:

freecampingaussie, Thanks for stopping by, voting up, and posting a comment! I'm not sure which ads they would use either. However I suspect there are some dating sites or books about (keeping the passion alive) that would have been suitable. One man's opinion! :)

freecampingaussie from Southern Spain on October 28, 2014:

I came by to have a read after seeing you mention it in the forum/questions ... As a female who enjoys making love/sex I enjoyed the read and will be voting it up ! It would have been interesting to see what adverts would have been on here if they had been allowed !

dashingscorpio (author) from Chicago on October 07, 2014:

Deborah, I agree that sexuality can be enhanced if we are emotionally connected to the person we are with. However there is also no denying that some people are really good at pleasing others in bed from a physical standpoint as well. Not all lovers are skilled or created equal.

It's not uncommon that the person one is "in love" with is NOT the best sex partner they have ever had. Nevertheless sex is only one component.

In fact some people state they could be just as happy without sex period.

Deborah Sexton on October 07, 2014:

I think the one thing in common with all is true intimacy, which consists of trust, warm closeness, and friendship. When we share intimacy with someone, sexuality feels like spirituality.

dashingscorpio (author) from Chicago on September 13, 2014:

C.V.Rajan, Thanks for stopping by to read my hub and post a comment. Your compliments are very much appreciated. :)

Disillusioned from Kerala, India on September 12, 2014:

Powerful writing style with words of wisdom!


dashingscorpio (author) from Chicago on August 28, 2014:

LL Fugate, Yes, Even if they're not right for us in so many other ways!:)

tazzytamar - Thanks for your compliment and the vote up! :)

Anna from chichester on August 27, 2014:

Yes, and it's sad in a way that such an important and significant physical act gets side-swiped so much. Great article :) voted up

LL Fugate from Central Virginia on August 27, 2014:

"A great lover is impossible to forget." So very, very true!

dashingscorpio (author) from Chicago on August 27, 2014:

tazzytamar , Thanks for stopping by and posting your comment.

Sometimes couples in long-term relationships fall into a "routine" and forget how much fun and erotic sex can be if they're both willing put the effort into it and (make it a priority). Most people have 3 "To do" list.

1. Things I have to do. (If I don't I stand to lose something valuable)

2. Things I want to do. (These are things they enjoy most)

3. Things I need to do. (If I ever find the time....etc)

Generally speaking if it's not on the first two lists it may not ever get done.

Too often today people are in such a hurry to downplay the significance of sex in a loving relationship. If one is not careful it's easy to desexualize a relationship to the point where a husband and wife are more like roommates with the same last name! Once you lose "it" it's hard to get back.

It's easier to maintain a fire than it is to reignite a spark! :)

Anna from chichester on August 27, 2014:

I second Elaine - Simon says is a great idea... And that's a way better way of playing it than the original ;)

I always think mood plays a big role in how phenomenal the sex is going to be with someone, so being able to read your partner is important; personally I prefer no sex to half-hearted sex... But I love and choose sex-a-plenty over both of those! xD

dashingscorpio (author) from Chicago on August 21, 2014:

You're welcome!

How you say something is always more important than what is said. :)

Elaine Flowers from Dallas, Texas on August 20, 2014:

These are excellent suggestions! I absolutely love the "Simon Says" idea. It seems that you think things should be addressed when 'in the moment' as opposed to later. I like this and think that a guy would be more (or most) receptive to suggestions in the throes, if done correctly. Thanks!

dashingscorpio (author) from Chicago on August 19, 2014:


I've come to the conclusion that (if someone thinks you're worth the effort they'll make the effort). If a man doesn't care about the woman he will not care whether she is pleased in bed either.

One mistake a lot of women make is they behave as though having an orgasm is not that important for them. This makes it easy for a man to fall into a "lazy mode" when it comes to sex. He does what's needed to get him off.

By and large most men get an ego boost when they know they've blown their woman's mind. He wants to go to sleep (knowing) he rocked her world!

A lot of women know this which explains why so many of them fake orgasms. Unfortunately for them that approach backfires because it causes him to believe he's pleasing her when he really isn't.

Two ways you can approach this that can help if he really cares about you. The direct way is to tell him how much you love it when he.....etc And if he (added) ..... it would send you to the moon!

The other way is make it a "game" similar to "Simon says". Each person gets to instruct the other person to do whatever she/he wants done. (Naturally you'd have him follow your instructions first). Once a man sees the kind of reaction he gets from giving a woman what she wants he will want to make that happen over and over again! Light some candles, play some music, and make it an erotic experience.

Elaine Flowers from Dallas, Texas on August 18, 2014:

Dear Dashing;

What is the absolute best way to tell a guide he's doing something the wrong way in bed? Let's say he doesn't take advice well outside of the bedroom so the fear is he'll react the same way inside the bedroom. I'd love to hear your advice :-)

dashingscorpio (author) from Chicago on July 16, 2014:

Danext , Life is the greatest teacher of them all! :-)

I've come to have a very analytical mind when I look back on my past relationships in this area. I actually included this article in my book.

My Cat Won't Bark! (A Relationship Epiphany).

Thanks for stopping by to read and post a comment on my hub. Cheers!

Dan Lema from Tanzania on July 16, 2014:

Very interesting hub, you sure have compiled some useful tips in here. Read from start to finish, i completely agree with all you points in here. One question though.....is this all based on personal experience??...:)....just kidding.....NO I'M NOT Please tell me....cause if so, you must be...ahem.....anyway....voted up/interesting and useful....looking forward to read more interesting hubs like this from you dashingscorpio......great work..

dashingscorpio (author) from Chicago on August 28, 2013:

Tashaonthetown , Thanks for stopping by and posting your comment.


Natasha Pelati from South Africa on August 27, 2013:

Very interesting info!

dashingscorpio (author) from Chicago on August 09, 2013:

lovedoctor926, Thanks for the vote up! :-)

I also appreciate you taking the time to post a comment.

lovedoctor926 on August 09, 2013:

Good tips and suggestions. voted up useful.

dashingscorpio (author) from Chicago on June 05, 2013:

Jade89, Checklist? You are too funny! lol

Thanks for stopping by and taking the time to post a comment.

Jade Monique Taylor Hiralal from Johannesburg - South Africa on June 04, 2013:

Voted up, Useful and Interesting! A really great read :)

Thanks tons!!!

Using your post as a checklist I think I'm on the right track ;) lol

dashingscorpio (author) from Chicago on May 27, 2013:

bingskee, I appreciate you reading my hub and taking the time to post a comment. Aside from finding a "compatible partner" our mental thoughts and beliefs dictate whether we enjoy ourselves or not. Of all places one should be the most relaxed in their own bed! :-)

bingskee from Quezon City, Philippines on May 27, 2013:

very interesting hub. i have always thought that women are the only ones who consider that sex is a mental thing. :)

i agree very much about being 'vocal'. it doesn't help to be silent or suppress what you feel because you are ashamed of what you are doing and what you want done.

also, flirting, especially with sexual innuendos, fires the act. :D

dashingscorpio (author) from Chicago on May 19, 2013:

mcgreg28, Thanks for stopping by and posting your comment. I believe the more comfortable someone is in their skin the less they worry about coming off as silly in bed. It also helps if your partner encourages you to be expressive. :-)

Nicky Fuller from Florida, USA on May 19, 2013:

Wow!! Great hub. Had my full attention from start to finish. I'm much shy when it comes to bedroom talk. The words usually stay in my head since im often afraid of sounding silly lol.

dashingscorpio (author) from Chicago on April 30, 2013:

peachpurple, Thanks for stopping by and posting your comment! Yes, silence has a way of making people feel less connected or detached. :-)

SandCastles, Neither woman or man is a trained seal. This article is really about what separates one woman from (another) woman. Each of decides what it is we want to be good at or what we will do to please ourselves and our mates. Much of sex is self taught. Only you know what makes (you) feel good. Open communication with your partner helps you to learn what makes them feel good.

SandCastles on April 30, 2013:

But also a woman isn't a trained seal. It takes two to tango.

peachy from Home Sweet Home on April 30, 2013:

awesome article, my friend. Yup, my man doesn't like it when I become "silent" on bed. He prefers the "You know what" sounds. Got him into the mood. Voted up

dashingscorpio (author) from Chicago on March 07, 2013:

VivaLaVina, Thanks for your comment. I'm glad you enjoyed it!

VivaLaVina on March 06, 2013:

Wonderful... just wonderful! This hub makes me smile.

dashingscorpio (author) from Chicago on January 10, 2013:

DDE, Thanks for stopping by and posting your comment as well as for the vote up too! :-)

Devika Primić from Dubrovnik, Croatia on January 10, 2013:

Interesting and true thanks for this Hub voted up!

SandCastles on October 29, 2012:

Thanks again for your comments dashingscorpio. That's interesting. So that's the norm these days. I think for some women, there has to be an emotional bond so they can trust the person or it could turn into a Robert De Niro Cape Fear situation.

You're right, there has to be a balance and not power trips. I think people either fit or they don't and you can't make them fit.

dashingscorpio (author) from Chicago on October 29, 2012:

creative hand, Thanks for the great comment!

SandCastles, In this day and age most people have sex (before) they commit to one another. In fact for a lot of these people "sexual incompatibility" will keep the relationship from moving towards commitment. Apparently they don't want to become "emotionally invested" in someone only to find out afterwards they are not sexually in sync or there is not a good "fit" for them physically. Each of is entitled to have our own set of "deal breakers".

I've learned over the years that there is no "right" or "wrong" in relationships per se. There is only "agree" and "disagree". Ultimately we are all looking for someone that shares our same values and (naturally agrees) with us on the major things in life.

Thanks again for your comments!

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