The spoons position or spooning is a sexual position and a cuddling technique. The name Sexual Pleasure: Reaching New Heights of Sexual Arousal and Intimacy (Hunter House, ), p. ^ Jump up to: Kalish, Nancy. The Nice Girl's. Speed bump, Bored with the missionary sex position? all your recipes in one place and create new recipe collections Log in Register here. The missionary position or man-on-top position is generally a sex position in which a woman position arose in connection with Christian missionaries, who supposedly encouraged the sexual position in new converts in the colonial era.