Whether you want to bungee jump off Macau Tower, swim with dolphins or catch your favourite band in concert, we bet you have a memorised list of ‘musts’ you’re dying to tick off your to-do list.
But what about when it comes to sex?
Even the most adventurous of us won’t have tried everything, so to help inspire your own sexy bucket lists, Lovehoney’s forum members have spilled the beans about the toys, scenarios and kinks they’re keen to explore.
Here are 52 ideas – one to try every week for a whole year! We’ve broken down the list into separate subcategories to make your life easier. Enjoy!
“I want a [insert sex toy]”
From luxury toys to lingerie worth your entire month’s salary.
1. Sex swing
2. Genital piercing
3. Sex machine
5. Super expensive set of sexy lingerie
6. Lelo toy for every day of the week
Trying new things
Sexy scenarios and new ways to play (whether you’re paired up or solo)
7. Taking sexy photos
8. Anal gaping (anal play where the anus remains open for an extended period of time)
9. Squirting (female ejaculation)
10. Being blindfolded
11. Tantric sex
12. Food in the bedroom (also known as “sploshing”)
13. Watersports (urinating on, or being urinated on by, a partner)
14. Role play as people we know
16. Foot play
17. Double or triple penetration
18. Being a ‘sugar baby’ (a partner in a relationship with a sugar daddy or mama)
20. Sex with someone of the same sex
21. Going to a sex show with a partner
22. Converting a room of the house into a playroom (eat your heart out, Christian Grey)
Adding a third (or fourth) person
Involve an enthusiastic extra or embrace your inner exhibitionist.
23. Having a threesome/foursome
24. Having sex with another couple watching
25. Cuckolding (where a man watches his partner have sex with another man or men, or ‘cuckqueening’ if the genders are flipped)
26. Watching another couple have sex
Embark on a BDSM adventure
Dip your toe into the world of bondage or indulge in impact play.
27. Shibari (Japanese rope bondage)
28. Going to a fetish club
29. Being a dom for the weekend
30. Suspension (a form of bondage where a bound person is hung from one or more overhead suspension points)
31. Hiring a dungeon for the day
32. Exploring submission/dominance with a partner
Take things outside the bedroom
Explore public play with remote control toys or enjoy open air adventures (always avoid anything that might land you in hot water!)
33. Wearing vibrating knickers in public
34. Medical fetish
35. Going on a date wearing a cock cage
36. A trampoline
37. A boat
38. The hood of a car
39. On a bale of hay
40. A beach
41. A forest floor
42. A sauna
43. A plane
44. A lift
45. A dungeon
46. An open field
47. A castle
48. A pool or hot tub
49. A party
50. A festival
51. A swingers club
52. The Northern Lights
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