Does "scissoring" work?

LittleTree LittleTree
My fellow lesbians,

I don't have any experience with "scissoring" but I've talked to a few of my friends who have tried it without it doing anything for them. I was wondering what other people's experiences with it are. Did it do anything for you? Does that position feel good with shared toys? Or is it a complete hetero-man-made myth?
Answers (private voting - your screen name will NOT appear in the results):
I've tried it, and it works wonderfully.
55  (20%)
I've tried it with toys assisting, and it works wonderfully.
19  (7%)
I've tried it, and it did nothing for me or my partner.
51  (19%)
I haven't tried it, but it seems like it would work.
71  (26%)
I haven't tried it, and it seems like it would not work.
79  (29%)
Total votes: 275
Poll is closed
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RubenesqueAna RubenesqueAna
I've tried it, and I wouldn't say it worked wonderfully, but it was definitely nice. Neither me nor my partner orgasmed from it, but it's a very sensual experience just feeling one another's business rubbing together. I enjoy it.
12/22/2010
Darling Jen Darling Jen
Like Rubenesque said, it wasn't enough for me to orgasm from but I would definitely say that it was very nice. But it requires more work than the average position and for both bodies to be size compatible.
12/22/2010
closed account closed account
there is the intimate feeling it can create, feeling yourself against each other. For the most part I think scissoring is for the sake of guys voyeurism. I find it more pleasurable to just lay on top and rub together that way. i'd prefer to feel each other touching there in an intimate position instead of a porn position.
12/22/2010
Lady Neshamah Lady Neshamah
it didn't do a damn thing for me.... felt like the "fake lesbian" porn that is out there.....
12/23/2010
PinkSunsets PinkSunsets
It seems pretty interesting, I guess it depends on the person. For some people it may not work but I'd love to be close to someone like that. It's hot to me.
12/25/2010
PlayfulPisces87 PlayfulPisces87
We didn't orgasm without the assistance of toys, but it did feel pretty nice. I found it best when we both had hair just long enough to be soft without being "bushy." It tickled slightly, in a good way. We still needed more stimulation than we got from it, though.
12/27/2010
LittleTree LittleTree
Thanks for the interesting opinions, everyone! Quite a number of diverse opinions.
12/28/2010
RosesThorns RosesThorns
Oddly enough I was having a conversation about this at lunch today with a good friend of mine and his wife, for me it worked ...ok...but I wasn't impressed or anything.
12/28/2010
PassionQT PassionQT
I'd rather just hump a leg.
01/01/2011
vanillaSpice vanillaSpice
I've never tried it, but it seems really awkward and not all that worth it. There are easier ways to get some friction!
01/18/2011
TumorCrunch TumorCrunch
Quote:
Originally posted by LittleTree
My fellow lesbians,

I don't have any experience with "scissoring" but I've talked to a few of my friends who have tried it without it doing anything for them. I was wondering what other people's experiences with it are. ... More
it hurts if both of you shave and you're prickley! ick...i'll stick to lickin's!
03/13/2011
VioletLilly VioletLilly
We've tried, but without much success. It definitely takes some work to get into that position and make sure it's not hurting any of the joints. ^^' (We both have weak wrists, so putting a lot of weight on them does not work for very long.) I actually said to her, "I don't understand how this works: we need to go watch lesbian porn and figure this out!" XD I'm up for trying it a couple more times, to see if we can get anything out of it, but I agree with PassionQT: humping a leg is more fun. Lol.
03/13/2011
NaturalWoman NaturalWoman
Tried it and it is just not worth the effort. There are so many other ways to get a much bigger pay off
03/15/2011
toxie m toxie m
I read this and found it hilarious and enlightening on the scissoring subject. Effing Dykes is such the best.
03/26/2011
Eden C. Eden C.
It depends on a lot of factors. I was able to do it with one of my exes because she had a lot of loose skin and I could "move" things where they needed to be, and we could rub in a sort of Lotus position. I could do it with another ex because we were both fairly flexible, but the scissor position worked best. However, my current girlfriend isn't very flexible, so we cannot partake.

I have not tried to use toys with that.
03/26/2011
Tart Tart
If anything its vaginal stimulation, but I don't think it would be the best way to make me cum, or to interact intimately with my partner. Just thinking about that hurts my neck.
03/26/2011
Sweet-Justice Sweet-Justice
I've tried it out several times with my wife, and it sometimes works best with toys(we placed a vibrating wand between ourselves)but you will need lots of lube unless you are very flexible.
The way most females genitals are placed its very hard to press both of them together just so. Soft double ended dildos are great for scissoring though.

For my wife and I its more of just being placed in such a reviling position and being able to look at one another face to face while also being able to see one another body's completely. Its a great turn on to see where we join, the expressions and the rocking/grinding against one another.
03/27/2011
MeliPixie MeliPixie
I've never had the opportunity to scissor with a woman (and if my current relationship goes as I think and hope it will, I never will) but it looks to me as though it should work. I often wonder how nice it could be to use that position with my boyfriend. He has bad knees and a position that doesn't require them would make it so much easier for him, plus in agreement with maryjane239 up there, I think it could be incredibly sexy and intimate to look at each other's faces while still being able to see his entire body and the place our bodies join.

Thanks to this discussion, I think I will be asking him about this soon ^_^
03/27/2011
Curves Curves
it takes some practice to get it right, but once you do, it's absolutely WONDERFUL! i love it so much, it's so sensual, and so hot.
04/06/2011
lesbianlesbian lesbianlesbian
Quote:
Originally posted by LittleTree
My fellow lesbians,

I don't have any experience with "scissoring" but I've talked to a few of my friends who have tried it without it doing anything for them. I was wondering what other people's experiences with it are. ... More
It never worked when I tried it, but I think maybe with different body types it could.

I think this might be a myth too. haha.
04/11/2011
CarmenGore262 CarmenGore262
Quote:
Originally posted by LittleTree
My fellow lesbians,

I don't have any experience with "scissoring" but I've talked to a few of my friends who have tried it without it doing anything for them. I was wondering what other people's experiences with it are. ... More
Havent tried it but it seem like it might work and even be fun!!
04/21/2011
Wednesday Wednesday
Quote:
Originally posted by LittleTree
My fellow lesbians,

I don't have any experience with "scissoring" but I've talked to a few of my friends who have tried it without it doing anything for them. I was wondering what other people's experiences with it are. ... More
id sure like to try it, but im doubting it'll do much for us
04/24/2011
Kelly'sKitty Kelly'sKitty
Quote:
Originally posted by closed account
there is the intimate feeling it can create, feeling yourself against each other. For the most part I think scissoring is for the sake of guys voyeurism. I find it more pleasurable to just lay on top and rub together that way. i'd prefer to feel ... More
I agree!
04/26/2011
Wondermom Wondermom
it worked for me when I was younger, but now I doubt I could do it.
05/05/2011
tokensgirl tokensgirl
It could work I guess.. if you had the right angle
05/06/2011
Howells Howells
It's too difficult to bother. There are so many other more useful positions.
05/06/2011
Lolla Munz Lolla Munz
I'd like to try.
05/09/2011
CarmenGore262 CarmenGore262
Quote:
Originally posted by LittleTree
My fellow lesbians,

I don't have any experience with "scissoring" but I've talked to a few of my friends who have tried it without it doing anything for them. I was wondering what other people's experiences with it are. ... More
????????
05/13/2011
Anjulie Anjulie
I have never done it, but would love to try it sometime
05/15/2011
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