Vanilla may not be the most exciting flavor of ice cream, but it's classic, consistent, and usually pretty satisfying. You know what you'll be getting, and even if it's not the hot new flavor on the block, you probably won't be disappointed. It's the same with vanilla sex — as in, hookups that don't leave you stretching your feet behind your head while wearing a leather harness and calling your partner "Daddy." There are some zodiac signs who love vanilla sex and its predictability. For those signs, the idea of introducing BDSM, kink, or fetishism into the bedroom has little appeal.
Before you jump to conclusions about vanilla sex being "boring" (it's not), remember that it doesn't have to be bland! As certified sex educator Alicia Sinclair previously explained to Elite Daily, "Creating labels for sex is silly in general, as there’s no right or wrong." While plenty of sexual encounters fall somewhere between vanilla and kinky, some signs err towards more conventional sex, and that's totally their prerogative. These three signs tend to be hella vanilla, so you don't have to worry about performing sexual gymnastics with them. Instead, lay back and enjoy the ride.
For Cancer, the best kind of sex involves constant eye contact, lots of cuddling, and both parties remaining under the covers the whole time. Cancer might be the most emotionally vulnerable sign of them all, but when it comes to physical vulnerability, this sign tends to get a little shy. For them, sex is far more intimate than erotic, and they like to stick to the positions that allow them to feel as close to their partner as possible. Forget BDSM — the spiciest move a Cancer is probably willing to try in the bedroom is leaving the light on.
Virgos strive for perfection in all facets of life, and that includes their sex life. Of course, obtaining perfection means sticking to what they know and taking few risks. Those born under this sign are stubborn, and if they feel most confident having sex in the missionary position, their SO better learn to love it — or, at least, accept it. It's not that Virgos don't care about their partner's satisfaction — it's often that they care too much. Virgos are givers, and because they know improvisation doesn't always pay off, they're likely to snub kinky stuff for their own tried-and-true sex moves.
The best thing about sex: You and your partner get to make your own rules, and what happens in your bedroom is your business. So go ahead and order as many vanilla ice cream cones as you like, because there's no such thing as "too vanilla."
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