5. You Get A Little Dirty

As we discussed, communicating with your partner is key, but there’s also something else that comes into play. When it comes to being vocal in the bedroom, sometimes that means spicing up your vocabulary. While you might not be comfortable with dirty talk, sending a sext may excite your partner in ways you can’t predict. Sex therapists say this keeps the atmosphere “simmering.”

4. You Masturbate A Lot

It shouldn’t come as a surprise, but having good sex isn’t just about communicating with your partner. Sometimes it comes down to getting to know yourself. Masturbating on the reg gives one a sense of what they like in the bedroom. Sex therapist Kat Van Kirk says, “More masturbation leads to more partnered sex. Win/win.”

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3. You Know What You Like

Having a healthy sex life means knowing what you like and what you don’t like. That means you must know how to ask what you like when it comes to getting down. According to sex therapist Aline Zoldbrod, “Good sex is all about finding your perfect recipe.”

There’s still one point we haven’t covered, and it’s the most important, but you’ll have to keep reading for that one.

2. You Switch It Up Sometimes

When couples get into a pattern of decent sex, it can feel monotonous. If you want to succeed in the bedroom, you need to change it up once in a while. That means trying new things which may open you up to new discoveries. Who doesn’t love that?

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1. You’re Happy Together

Sex works if you’re actually happy with the person you’re having sex with. Sure, this seems like a no-brainer, but if you’re having lousy sex with someone, there might be a bigger indication that something more serious is going on. Feeling good with that special someone is going to translate to better sex. Simple as that.

As you can tell, there are a lot of key factors that go into good sex. Keep in mind, you’re not going to have spectacular sex every time. You may not even orgasm every time, but if you have at least two or three of these things going for you and your partner, whether it’s a long relationship or a quick hook up, you’re bound to be satisfied in the bedroom. So, what are you waiting for? Put these tips to the test! You probably won’t be disappointed.

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