Whether you use the technical term fellatio or call it a blowjob, going down, giving head, or something else, performing fellatio is an act that requires a lot of trust and a little bit of knowledge. If you believe everything you hear, you might think that guys love this so much technique and intent don't matter. Think again. In reality, there is a lot of variation in fellatio skills, and knowing how to read your partner, what to do to him, and when to do it can make all the difference. We mostly think of fellatio as being one person licking or sucking a partner's penis. Keep in mind that while most men have penises, not all do. And not everyone who has a penis always wants to or can use it for sexual pleasure.
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When it comes to performing oral sex , it can be as helpful knowing what not to do as what you should be doing. With some help from my friends, here's a definitive guide of what to avoid when you're going down:. If your hand skills are good enough, you barely have to use your lips. You can basically breathe on it and he'll come. So learn how he likes to be jerked off.
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First step: Stop thinking of it as a job. Done correctly, oral sex can be satisfying for both of you — so long as you follow this sage advice. Everybody wins! It sounds intimidating, but the payoff is worth it. Foreplay can mean the difference between a standard oral sex experience and the best. To up the excitement, start by licking, blowing, stroking, and kissing everything but his penis. They'll tell you exactly where to touch each other.
Penis-in-vagina sex is not the be-all-end-all of sex. Oral sex can be just as pleasurable — if not more so — than penetrative sex. You know whose genital juice tastes like cookies and cream? We all have a taste down there. Avoid garlic, onions, asparagus, and cabbage, which reportedly make for a less-than-pleasant flavor. Any skin-to-skin contact with the genitals can spread STIs. The same goes for contact with vaginal, penile, or anal secretions.