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12 Sex Mistakes Women Make

By Stacy Lloyd HERWriter
 
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Men and women are equally guilty of mistakes when it comes to sex. The following are common mistakes women make in the bedroom. Avoiding them may help women achieve the satisfaction they deserve.

Mistake #1:
Lack of Sexual Communication
Examiner.com wrote, don’t be afraid to communicate about sex with your partner. Sex expert Tracey Cox told MSNBC that women expect men to be mind readers, rather than communicate what they want.

Mistake #2:
Not Initiating Sex

WebMD reported Les Parrot, author of Crazy Good Sex, said not initiating sex is one of the biggest mistakes women make.

Mistake #3:
Failure to Show Sexual Energy
Examiner.com said many men view a woman’s lack of sexual energy as her not wanting or enjoying sex. Dr. Yvonne Fulbright, author and sex educator, told Fox News, don’t just lie there, move. Make noise.

Mistake #4:
Stopping Sex Because of Parenthood
FoxNews said you should nurture your sex life with as much zest as you put into childcare.

Mistake #5:
Worrying About What You Look Like
Thinking about how you look during sex stops you from enjoying yourself and ruins your chances of achieving an orgasm wrote WebMD. FoxNews said for men, a major turn-on is a woman’s confidence.

Mistake #6:
Believing He’s Always Up for Sex
Ian Kerner, author of “She Comes First,” told MSNBC, when men are stressed about work/financial issues, it often leads to a shutdown of desire.

Mistake #7:
Expecting Him to be Responsible for Your Orgasm
Examiner.com reported there’s no greater reward for a male than to bring his partner to climax but sometimes he can’t do it alone. Cox told LifeScript.com, give him explicit directions -- when, where, how hard and how fast.

Mistake #8:
Being Too Critical of Him
According to Examiner.com, men who are routinely criticized by their partner often withdraw from being romantic and their desire for intimacy is reduced.

Mistake #9:
Judging His Porn Pleasuring
FoxNews wrote unless you’ve been replaced by his passion for pornography, don’t give him a guilt trip for it. Don’t see it as a threat. See it as an enhancement.

Mistake #10:

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