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7 Best Kissing Positions That Maximize Your Makeout Session

Ready to step up your game?

Pick up any magazine or peruse any website and you're sure to find tons of articles referencing the best positions for orgasms or the hottest positions for getting it on. But everyone forgets to mention kissing and the best kissing positions for you and your SO.

I am a huge believer in always kissing your partner, so maybe I'm biased, but I often find kissing to be even more important than sex. They're both incredible in their own ways, but there's something so hot about a good makeout session that I will always tout its benefits in a relationship. And finding the perfect kissing position just makes it all better. Of course any kiss is good, but certain positions put your bodies together in a way that just makes everything hotter. Some can even completely turn you on without getting to the point of sex. A good kissing position allows you to touch each other, go slow or speed it up, and connect with your partner. And don’t worry — it doesn’t requires some Hollywood movement out in the rain. These seven kissing positions will up your tongue game to full on foreplay and remind you why you love to kiss your partner.


Girl On Top

Lay your partner down and climb on top for some slightly dominant kissing action. Pin their hands down (if they're into that) and let your body do the talking as you lean across them to kiss.


Chest To Chest

Straddling your partner while they're in a chair or on a bed gives a really intimate feel to your kiss. You can get even more turned on, as your hands will be free to roam and touch each other. It's incredibly sensual to kiss with your chest together and can up all of the passion.


Against The Wall

Sex against the wall? Too hard to enjoy. But making out against a wall? Too hot. Lots of space to let those hands wander, too.


Side By Side

Laying in bed together is always a sweet act, and it's the perfect position to start kissing. It's a relaxed, comfortable way to lay and can help you and your partner focus on your lip lock.


Cuddled Up Together

No matter how you and your SO cuddle, there's plenty of hot opportunity to start a makeout session in that position. Your bodies are pressed against each other and you can let your hands wander in all the directions with this move.



Missionary may be considered a little boring when it comes to sex, but when it comes to kissing, it's totally hot. Wrap your legs around your partner's waist and get all tangled up in each other while still letting the passion build.


Sitting Side By Side

Remember those days where you had to sit next to each other and makeout so you could quickly look like you were actually paying attention to the TV when your parents walked in? That position can still be totally hot. Have your legs pressed up against each other, hands on the back of each other's head, trying hard to resist dry humping right there on the couch, and keeping each other's clothes on.

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