A back scratcher Damp sponge Let your mind go wickedly wild. Assemble all the textures and place them in a basket. Blindfold your partner with a silk tie. Begin by massaging your partner with an item from the basket. Without talking or making a sound, massage his body and let him guess what is touching his skin. Painting for Pleasure The couple that paints together stays together — or at the very least enjoys an artistic afternoon with body paints.
Purchase body paints from stores that carry personal luxury bath items. The Kama Sutra company sells a boxed set of dark and milk chocolate body paints. Or make your own body paints at home with syrups for sundaes, such as butterscotch, strawberry, caramel and chocolate.
Picnic in Bed — Blindfolded A twist to the tactile game is the sensual tasting game. Blindfold your partner and feed him various foods, both warm and cold. Start with a bite of warm croissant dripping with butter and then a quick taste of freezing cold ice cream.
Squirt whipped cream on your fingertips and lightly touch his lips with each creamy finger. Peel a grape, let him nibble on a strawberry and place just a drop of wine on his lower lip.
Offer him hot tomato soup, but not so hot that it might burn his mouth. Peel a banana and use it suggestively over his lips. Who knew that food could be so erotically wonderful? Role Play Many adventurous couples know that role-playing is an exciting way to spice up their sex lives. Have a thing for men in uniform? Have your partner dress as a police officer or soldier.
Or you can dress up as a nurse or any other character you can imagine. Temptress, cheerleader or French maid Marauding pirate and wicked wench Create your own costumes or head for a costume store to complete the look. The possibilities are all there, just waiting to be tried on and turned into erotic fun.
Strip Poker An oldie but goodie, strip poker is a surefire way to rekindle your passion. Start with an equal number of clothing items, and remove one item whenever you lose a hand. Sexy Chutes and Ladders Purchase a sexy board game or make one of your own. These games generally follow simple rules, but require acts ranging from the sensual to the truly wild. Sexy card games work along the same lines, requiring partners to take turns pleasuring each other in a variety of ways.
If you want to build your own, follow these steps: Write sexual acts, some mild and some exotic, on each card. Throw the cards into a bowl or a hat and take turns drawing a card at random. Whoever draws the card must decide whether to perform the act on the other person or have the act performed on him. Out on the Town As your confidence increases, you and your partner could move on to sexy games outside the comforts of home.
Perhaps you could take your role-playing experiments into a public place, posing as characters that meet in a bar and pick each other up. Some couples visit strip clubs or porn theaters together.
Before playing this game, lay down rules and guidelines that include what the two of you will and will not do. Be respectful, but have fun. One night, he plays the dominant role and you the sexy object of his desires — and the next night, reverse the roles.
How to Initiate Sexy Games The key to developing sexy games for couples is trust. You and your partner must trust each other fully.
You should also share a common interest in sexual exploration. Having difficulty broaching the idea of sexy games with your partner? Try one of these tactics… Broach the subject by referring to a magazine article you may have read.
Bring up a sexy game that you may have heard of, and ask your partner what he thinks of giving it a try. Approach the topic directly. Buy a sexy game as a present to your partner or suggest a round of strip poker the next time the two of you are alone. Tell him that he is entitled to redeem one coupon a week for the next year. Setting Ground Rules Set ground rules before playing sexy games. Both partners must be able to end the game at any time — for any reason.
Either partner can use the safe word at any time as a sign to end the game immediately. Respect each other's vulnerability. Never laugh at your partner when playing sexy games. Some of the situations may be silly, and certainly giggling can be a healthy part of a good sex life. But laughing at your partner may cause him to clam up and be unwilling to participate in future sexy games. People tend to be more vulnerable during sexual situations, so always treat your partner with tenderness and respect.
More tips to keep sexy games fun. Make the games feel like a fun addition to a great relationship rather than a necessary attempt at repairing a broken relationship. Resist the urge to direct the scene and simply revel in the exploration of your deepest fantasies.
Enjoy yourself and enjoy your partner. As you continue to gain confidence, you can move into progressively more sexy games. Sign up for our Sexual Health Newsletter! Thanks for signing up for our newsletter! You should see it in your inbox very soon. Please enter a valid email address Subscribe.