The Wild World of Gooning in Sex: What is it?

I know you probably think you know everything about sex, but have you heard of gooning? If you have well, then you’re really up to date on what’s going on in the sex world. But if this is your first time hearing about it (trust me, it wasn’t that long ago I didn’t know what it meant), then you’re in for a treat. Let’s jump right into the world of gooning.

What is Gooning?

I don’t want to complicate things, so let’s go with a basic example. Gooning is masturbating repeatedly almost to orgasm, and then suddenly stopping and starting again.

Okay, so it’s basically edging? Not quite. Yes, the act itself is edging, but there’s another step to it. You will continue to repeat this until you (or your partner) goes into a trance-like state.

Usually, when people practice edging, they repeat it a couple of times and then stop. But gooning is like next-level edging, where you don’t just stop when you feel like it - you stop when you hit a state of ecstasy. That sounds super intense right? Good thing that’s the point.

So, if you’ve been dreaming of feeling the sensation of complete ecstasy, then gooning is a way to experience it. But there are many different ways you can goon. Whether it’s through solo-play, with a partner, multiple people, with your hands, or toys.

Why is it called Gooning?

Yeah, why not just call it “next-level edging”? Good question. There’s a specific reason why. While ‘next-level edging’ doesn’t sound bad, it doesn’t do the act justice. It’s called Gooning because of the face you make - you look like a goon doing it.

Making a goon expression means you kinda look like a zombie focused on one thing, and one thing only - orgasming. So that’s what they think about…

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The 6 Ways You Can Goon

Like I said, there are more ways than one to enjoy an intense goon session. Let’s dive in and show you the different ways to goon.

Solo Gooning

Sometimes, you just want to goon by yourself - this is called solo gooning. You will masturbate to the point of almost having an orgasm, and then allow yourself to enter a “trance-like” state. You can use visuals to help you achieve this sensation or not.

Partner Gooning

Partner gooning is when you goon with a partner. Who can either goon yourself while in front of them, or goon each other.

Goon party

Someone said party? A goon party is just as it sounds. It’s when you get together with a group of people, ideally more than three, and practice is group gooning. You can goon by yourself, swap partners, or have a wild goon orgy.

Female Gooning

Female gooning is when two (or more) women are pleasuring themselves or each other.

Femdom Gooning

Femdom is sexual activities involving a dominant female and a submissive male. Now, mix that into gooning and you’re going to have a lot of fun.

The dominant female will order her submissive on what to do and how he will pleasure her. You can really go wild with femdom goon and incorporate role playing, toys, and costumes into it as well.

Gay Gooning

Gay gooning, similar to female gooning, is when two men goon themselves or each other.

How to Start Gooning

Now this is what you really want to learn - how to start gooning. Let’s be honest, getting yourself to enter a trance-like state doesn’t sound easy. And it may not happen the first couple of times you goon. But don’t worry, it takes time to understand your body and to get yourself into this state of mind. So here are the steps you’ll follow to help you goon.

Step #1: Give yourself plenty of time for your gooning session. Don’t try to “squeeze” in some time for this. Find a time in the day where you’re not busy and you can freely give yourself a chunk of time to invest into it.

Step #2: We recommend trying out gooning when you’re alone. While you can happily do it with a partner, doing it solo first will help you focus your attention on yourself and your body. You don’t want to feel pressured to goon.

Step #3: Use a lot of lube. You’re going to be touching yourself for a long period of time, so make sure you use a lot of lube to keep things wet and smooth.

Step #4: Start to masturbate either with your hands or with a toy - whichever feels better for you. Experiment with the different speeds, and intensity - slowly building up to longer periods of direct stimulation.

Step #5: When you’re close to orgasm, immediately stop masturbating and allow yourself to feel the sensations happening in your body. Don’t think about anything but what’s happening at the moment.

Final Thoughts

Gooning is a great way to take your edging to the next level. However, if you don’t get it the first time, or even the fifth time - don’t worry. This isn’t a race; it’s a journey. It may take you a little more time to master gooning, but it’ll be well worth it.


Natasha Ivanovic

Natasha Ivanovic is an intimacy, dating, and relationship writer best known for her writings on Kiiroo, LovePanky, Post Pravda, and more. She's the creator and author of her short stories on TheLonelySerb. She completed her first degree in Criminology and continued and finished her Masters in Investigative Psychology, but then decided to follow her true passion of writing.

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