Do This Tonight: The Flipped Missionary (Or ‘Butts Up’) [NSFW]

Do This Tonight: The Flipped Missionary (Or ‘Butts Up’) [NSFW]
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This week’s instalment of Do This Tonight is a flexible sex position that works well for a diverse array of couples. The Flipped Missionary/Butts Up looks deceptively simple, but I think it’s a vastly underrated position.

Why You Should Do This Tonight

There’s something for everyone here! For the partner on the bottom, being pinned face-down-arse-up can be pretty damned hot. If you’re a woman, this position makes it incredibly easy to get some well-needed clitoral stimulation. You can reach down and rub your clitoris, have your partner touch it, squeeze a pillow between your thighs to grind against, or pin a vibrator between your legs. Similarly, men on the bottom can grind up against the mattress or a hand. The person on top gets a great view of their partner’s arse. Win-win!

Who Should Do This Tonight

This position is a winner for gay and straight couples alike. It’s a great angle for p-in-v intercourse and for anal, including with a strap-on. If you’re not that into penetrative sex, it’s still a pretty good position for anal or vaginal fingering.

How To Do This Tonight

If penetration is involved, it’s generally easiest to start in doggystyle. Have the person on the bottom slowly lower themselves down to their forearms, and then all the way down onto their belly. Your face is going to be smooshed onto the mattress, but that’s part of what makes it hot. The person on top should follow along, and can either rest their body weight on their forearms (like in traditional Missionary), or sit up on their knees (gotta be a bit flexible for that!) The person on bottom can change the angle by arching their back, or by putting a pillow below their crotch.


  • “If penetration is involved”.

    Who is writing this? Are you off the planet? Is it the thought that counts?

    As far as illustrations go the long hair, body shape and crossed legs, Hmm.
    (just watching the TV perhaps)
    Another poor article.

  • What is this – doggy style for lazy people who want to lay down a bit while on the job?

  • My lady insisted on finishing in this position every time, except for once when I was doing a particularly good job of jackhammering her from underneath – reckoned it was the only time she came just from traditional in-out in-out.

    I hate being single again, I’ll say that much.

    • Yeah, I had to look twice and when I figured out the it was a woman on the top, I had to wonder how this was good for him in any way shape or form? All I can see from the body shapes is two guys.

    • They are depicted as fairly androdgeneous, but that’s the point. The position isn’t exclusive to heterosexual partners.

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