Talking dirty to your partner as part of the build-up to sex can heighten sexual tension, leading naturally into physical foreplay and increased passion during sex. In fact, teasing can start hours before you are even alone together and get the anticipation going.

Dirty talk can also help when you are far away from the person you are craving. Picking up the phone to talk dirty, or even better Facetiming when you’re feeling horny can be a great experience. By knowing what to say to excite your partner, you can both get in the mood a lot quicker. Teamed with some sex toys and dimmed lights, it will be like you’re not even apart.