It’s hard to believe that through all the technological breakthroughs, long-distance sex is still pretty much the same as it was in 1876 when Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone so women could describe their ankles to guys over the phone. But phone sex can really feel like that if you don’t know what you’re doing.Luckily, Lauren Rules, a professional phone sex operator with over 15 years of experience, is here to give her top 14 tips on how to have the best, most non-awkward phone sex of your life.Read on for general advice — and most importantly — straight-up lines of dialogue you can steal and put in your back pocket.You know how Spotify free is like, SO GOOD until you hit an ad and inevitably hand over your credit card number for premium?Try teasing your partner like you’re also a music streaming service who refuses to give in to Taylor Swift's demands.Lauren suggests “setting the stage” with a quick call or flirty text that will make your partner really look forward to talking with you.Try sending off a “can’t wait to hear your voice tonight,” to leave them wanting more.And feel free to use a pet bedroom name if you have one.
It helps if you’re already turned on before you talk on the phone.That way, you’re not going from, “Listen to this annoying ass thing that happened to me at the grocery store today,” to “you like that?”Your partner will give their own clues as to whether or not you’re hitting the right buttons.You might find yourself following along with your partner’s imagination, or you might be taking the reins yourself.If you’re shy, your partner might only need to know that you’re a willing participant to take off and lead for you.Another way to lead your partner into it if you’re both feeling awkward, is to set up a roleplay scenario. For example, “Remember when we were in Aruba and I was teasing you on the beach with my cleavage and later the sex was soooo hot?Lauren suggests, “Imagine I’m a sex robot you can program to do whatever you want. Imagine if I had done [insert alternative sexy activity].” Some jumping off points, should you need: “What if you realized I was wearing a strap-on under my bikini?” or “What if we were invited by a sexy woman on the beach to have a threesome?You’re not obligated to only talk about stuff you’ve done or necessarily will do, during phone sex.Let’s say, you really love the fantasy of public sex, but you know, don’t have any actual plans to follow through on that.Phone sex is a great and safe place to talk about the things you wouldn’t or couldn’t do in real life.