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Gooning is the latest trend all couples will start doing in the bedroom

Gooning is the latest trend all couples will start doing in the bedroom

We've got lots to look forward to in the New Year...

Right guys - it's fair to say that the last 12 months have been a rollercoaster of a ride when it comes to the weird and wonderful world of romance.

We've experienced and endured just about every dating trend under the sun in 2023 including the likes of submarining, bread-crumbing, getting 'zombied' and even the dreaded 'Ben stage'.

However, let's face our attention now to the sex crazes that are set to take over 2024 with 'gooning' being the latest trend all couples will apparently start doing in the bedroom next year.

Data compiled by search engine Google, using the analysis of 160 million searches, has been able to predict exactly how we will be getting down and dirty in the New Year and some of the results are sure to take you by surprise.

The data, which has revealed the growth and decline of more than 100 kinky words over the past five years, found that 'gooning' was at the top of the list.

Now, incase you're unfamiliar with the term, 'gooning' refers to the prolonged arousal through sensory overload and hypnosis.

Possibly more colloquially known by its similarities to edging, which is a form of masturbation which sees individuals maintaining sexual arousal without reaching orgasm for a long period of time, 'gooning' can result in a hypnotic, trance-like state.

This blissful state of arousal or heightened pleasure from sensory overload can be achieved through erotic hypnosis or even blindfolding your partner - if you were curious...

Couples will apparently be adding 'gooning' to their bedroom antics.
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By cutting off one of the senses, such as vision, the idea is that your other senses will effectively be sent into overdrive which will, in turn, increase your sexual pleasure plus your chances of reaching orgasm.

The proof is really in the pudding with this one as there has been a massive 778 percent increase in search results for 'gooning'.

In other sex-related news, one expert has shared four reasons why women can't climax with their partner.

Tracey Cox, a dating, sex and relationship columnist, said the number one reason is because of the woman's inability to relax with their partner.

"Some women are shy sexually," she explained. "Others find it hard to relax during sex because they're worried how they're looking and how they're performing. If you spend every session 'spectatoring' (watching yourself critically), it's unlikely to be fun or satisfying."

Feeling pressured into orgasming is also on the list, with Tracey explaining: "The more insecure the man, the more important it will be that you orgasm.

There has been a 778 percent increase in search results for 'gooning'.
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"Giving you an orgasm is a testament to his manhood: a stamp of approval that he's a good lover, he knows what he's doing."

You can apparently fix this issue by 'losing yourself'.

It sounds obvious to say, but ineffective stimulation from your partner is bound to be a mood-killer in the bedroom.

She added: "Some women aren't confident enough to speak up when this happens. We don't want to hurt his feelings by saying it's not working. Lots of women put up with low satisfaction from sex for years before finally plucking up the courage to say, 'Hey. Can I ask you to do that this way instead?'"

Finally, worrying about NOT achieving an orgasm can actually be a reason why you're prevented from having one.

Tracey advises women to try 'consciously letting all negative thoughts go', adding: "The more zen you can be about the experience, the more chance you have of having regular orgasms."

Here's to 2024 being the year of great sex!

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Topics: Sex and Relationships, Life