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7 Reasons You Shouldn't Be Embarrassed About Liking Doggy Style

When it comes to sex, everyone seems to have an opinion. And in such a sex-saturated culture, it's tempting to let other people's judgment make you feel weird if your sexual proclivities don't mesh with theirs. But it's your sex life, and there are many reasons you shouldn't be embarrassed about liking doggy style, if that's your position of choice. When it feels awesome, listen to your body. Everyone else can go wank it if they don't like what you're doing.

On the other hand, if doing it doggy style makes you feel like you're getting pounded like a piece of meat, suggest your partner use a gentler rocking motion. Vice sex columnist Kat George wrote a funny and wise how-to on mastering the "doggy flip," which should be required reading for anyone who wants to try this position. I also want to acknowledge that for some women, doggy style isn't their thing—for any number of reasons. If you're one of those women, you shouldn't feel embarrassed about that either. It's common to feel a loss of control in this position. You can also feel like a "circus performer," noted sex columnist Lane Moore in Cosmopolitan. But as doggy style enthusiasts know, there's much to enjoy about this position, and to me pleasure outweighs anything, even your judgment.

1. The Reach-Around

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Who doesn't love a good reach-around, also known as "having a fiddle." That question was rhetorical, because the reach-around is a win/win. Your SO can peg you with a dildo or penis while taking care of your other naughty bits. And by naughty bits, I mean erogenous areas that include your clit and nipples or any other hot button.

2. The Sex Face In Action

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Now is your chance to check yourself out. Go you! Watch yourself in action, and enjoy as you chart your expression go from turned on, to turnt up.  

3. The Prostate Stimulation

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Men's Fitness reports that “pushing forward toward the front wall of the vagina stimulates a much more complex combination of the vaginal, clitoral, urethral, and prostate areas than in the other direction." In other words, doggy style activates a lot of erogenous zones that are left unattended in other positions.

4. The Boob Bounce

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Turn yourself on by looking down at your hot breasts in action. Or better yet, set up a mirror and watch your boobs bounce, because they are putting on quite the show in this position.

5. The Arm Workout

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I'm not one to multi-task when it comes to sex, but there's something athletic about throwing down while getting down. Doggy style will work those arms, and is a lot more fun than other types of cardio.

6. The Sex Hair

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This position has a knack for giving me the best sex hair. Not only does a hair flip feel natural in this position, it makes you feel like a rock star. And when you're done in bed, you'll have the tresses to match.

7. It's Your Sex Life, So Why Be Embarrassed At All?

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The bottom line is whatever position that feels good (and you always have the right to change your mind) feels good. Period. End of story. You are entitled to have whatever type of sex you want without shame or embarrassment. Because you're human. Anyone who's judging what you're doing between the sheets should refocus energy towards their sex life and leave yours alone. Am I right?