Role play is one of the best ways of flirting with your wildest sexual fantasies. So, it’s no surprise that a lot more of us these days are enjoy exploring a range of possible sexual scenarios through acting and imagination – aka roleplay. Remember, whenever you’re trying a new sex thing, you must have a good old chat with your partner beforehand. You must discuss expectations, and boundaries, and safe words. And there has to be trust and honesty in your relationship – because this will make sure you have a safe (and fun!) experience. Sometimes though, the pressure to be inventive AND sexy can become too much in the heat of the moment, and you can find yourself drawing a total mind-blank about which roles you might actually want to play.

The first few “lines” of your role play might feel awkward or silly – and that’s OK. This is a new game, and no one expects you to be perfect at the beginning. It’s alright to laugh and fumble through at first. If it’s a strong fantasy for you or your partner, the words will come and alpha pharma australia then you can follow each other’s lead.

MAKE IT KINKY… OR DON’T

Some role play fantasies are inherently about power – the teacher and student, or officer and criminal. One of you has power over the other and can “have your way” with the other. It’s a great way to explore a kinky power exchange dynamic in a more playful way, without some of the seriousness and intensity.

But not all role play scenarios have to be that way. Pretending to pick up your partner at a bar, or acting like you’re on a blind date lets you be someone you don’t think you are – aggressive, bold, overtly sexual – in a safe way.

So, here are some role play ideas for you to have at your fingertips, ready to act out at a moment’s notice…

GETTING IT ON WITH YOUR MANAGER OR WORK SUPERIOR

Role play often relies on breaking taboos and creating power dynamics. Therefore, unsurprisingly, work-based role plays are a bedroom staple. But, if you want to truly channel the office vibes, maybe leave the bed altogether and try having sex on a table or desk. While this can result in a slightly bruised bum or desperate fumbling as you try to move your laptop out of harm’s way, overall, it’ll be worth it. Just make sure you’ve moved any sharp pencils from the area…

THE CLASSIC MAID OR BUTLER

This role play can have as much historical flair as you like. If you’re a keen historian and/or have watched Downtown Abbey (aren’t they roughly the same thing?), you might want to play at being a member of home help staff, obeying a master or mistress.

AN EROTIC MASSAGER

Given that massages essentially make someone as horny as possible without ever getting them off, a massage that takes you ‘all the way’ is a real treat. But, if you’re playing the masseuse, make sure you pay attention to all the different parts of your partner’s body before you start to getting it on. That way the payoff will be even more satisfying.