One of the common questions I'm asked, both as a woman and the Playboy Advisor, goes something like this: "My girlfriend is into choking. Choking is an easy way to have fun and explore with a partner, but there is definitely a safe way and a dangerous way to choke. Whatever you do, do not put pressure on the trachea.
This type of sexual activity involves intentionally cutting off the air supply for you or your partner with choking, suffocating, and other acts. People who are into breath play say it can heighten sexual arousal and make orgasms more intense. Still, this activity is an increasingly recognized kink, and steps can be taken to make it somewhat safer for the curious.
Choking during sex may be something of an unknown to you, something that can even be a little bit daunting just at the thought. The problem is, not a lot of people know that their partner may be into it, and they may not know how to properly implement it during sex. Interested in giving a woman a super-intense orgasm without choking her?
Have you been curious about choking during sex? Maybe you had a partner recently who, seemingly out of nowhere, asked you to choke them? Or perhaps you saw a porn scene recently where choking was the main attraction?
If blindfolds and role play have veered into vanilla territory for you and your partner, there are still plenty of sex moves that are considered extra freaky. Like choking. Sure, it sounds intense, but experimenting with breath control, or scarfing using a scarf to constrict breathingcan be an exhilarating experience for some people.
Here's how to inoculate ourselves against negative ones. Verified by Psychology Today. Everyone wants some fun in their sex life.
Q: My partner has been hinting around about trying more intense stuff, like choking and trying to pass out from an orgasm. A: Well, first off, I want to congratulate you for wanting to try new things safely, especially choking. Cannot emphasize this enough: be safe. Be consensual.
In a frank exchange early in our courtship, I told my girlfriend that I have no kinks. Last night, my girlfriend placed my hands around her neck and asked me to choke her. My instant reaction was to say no, not out of any objection in principle but because I thought it might be dangerous in my inexperienced hands.
Here we go again, talking about sex like we know something about it. For those of you who, perhaps, watch too much porn and salt your food too much, choking during sex is just another extreme needed to get you there. Our suggestion: Take some time off, lay off the porn and salt and get yourself hydrated, then come back and have normal sex like the rest of us and continue on with a safe, boring existence.