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What is a Strap-On? And How Do I Use It?

A strap-on is a type of dildo or vibrator that is designed to be strapped to the wearer. Usually worn by women, this sex toy is designed to simulate a penis. Women can use it in a role-playing situation to have sex with another woman, or to anally penetrate a male partner.

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Send your partner over the moon when penetrating him or her with a strap-on.

The dildo or vibrator is held in place by a harness. Depending on the nature of the sexual activity and the size of the wearer, the harness can take a number of forms. In some designs, secondary toys can be attached to the belt to increase stimulation and provide different role-playing opportunities. A lot of users will use the sex toy with a sexual lubricant to make the process of penetration more comfortable.

There are various uses for the modern strap-on. For instance, it can be used for “pegging”, which involves a woman penetrating a man from behind. This highly popular sex toy can also be used for double penetration and masturbation, as well as for couples suffering the effects of erectile dysfunction.

What are the Different Types of Harness Used?

A two-strap harness looks very similar to a g-string. The main strap goes around the wearer’s waist, and the other strap goes through the legs and connects to the first at the back.

A three-strap version has a waist strap and a separate strap for each leg. There are also corset strap-ons and various items of clothing that can be fitted with this sex toy. Women sometimes where these items clothing underneath everyday clothes to create a sense of reality in their roleplaying.

What are the Different Types of Dildo Used on a Strap-On?

The standard dildo is made to resemble the shape, size and form of a man’s penis. Its shaft is sometimes slightly curved, and because of its natural dimensions it is ideal for beginners. Some standard dildos are also fitted with moulded testicles.

A probe dildo is usually cone-shaped, and it may be angled slightly at the tip. Some versions are fitted with a butt plug. Other types of dildo used on these popular sex toys include g-spot, textured, vibrating, double penetration and speciality options.

What are the Best Positions to Adopt with a Strap-On?

A good design should be secure, and become an extension of the wearer. The easiest sexual position to assume is doggy, which allows for easy and deep thrusting.

Also, this is the only comfortable position to use if a man is receiving. The missionary position is also popular, as it allows to women, for instance, to have sex, kiss and look at each other in the way a heterosexual couple might.

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