Why Are Leo People So Good in Bed? Top 5 Reasons, Explained

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  • Sign: Leo
  • Dates: July 23 – August 22
  • Ruling planet: Sun
  • Planetary principle: Creativity
  • Element: Fire
  • Mode: Fixed
  • Qualities: Masculine, positive

You’re probably already aware that Leos are some of the best lovers in the zodiac, both between the sheets and outside of them.

As a Sun-ruled Fire sign, Leo possesses a notoriously larger-than-life personality and passion-fueled theatricality. This, of course, plays directly into their bedroom prowess. 

In this post, we’ll be going into the juicy specifics of why the passionate and spirited Leo is so damn good between the sheets. 

Without further ado, here are five of the top reasons that Leo people are so damn good in bed.

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1. How they take charge in the bedroom

Leo is the lion and loves to be in charge as the King or Queen of their Jungle.

They have a lot of sexual confidence and love to take charge in bed. Both male and female lions thrive when being the aggressor or initiator of erotic experiences. They love to feel dominant and to lustfully overpower their partner like prey. 

This is all in good fun (usually). Leo loves to shine and overflow with passion, and this usually comes out with more of a roar than a moan.

Their desire to dominate leads them to enjoy sex acts that put them in a superior position. They can certainly enjoy some BDSM-style master/slave roleplay (more on their love of play, later). Even the non-kink-inclined Leos still enjoy taking control and initiative. Which benefits any partner that just wants to be enveloped and taken for a ride. 

If you’re not the type that wants to play follow the leader between the sheets, Leo may be willing to soften their dominator posture a little bit. But know that they don’t want to be on the receiving end of any orders, or critiqued on their methods. Leo loves praise and doesn’t do well when they feel shamed or otherwise made to feel incapable.

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2. Their zestful warmth

Leo is both ruled by the sun and one of the three fire element signs. As you could expect, they simply exude passion, vivaciousness, and an aura of warmth without even trying. Pros at mood-setting, they know how to envelop the person they have the hots for.

Their magnetism thrives in romantic and sexual settings, as they light up their brightest while immersed in emotional connection. No matter the time or location, Leo will take you on an intoxicating ride with their gentle caresses and decadent indulgences. 

Deeply sensual and passionate, Leos absolutely love the process of seduction, the foreplay before sex, and the act itself. They fill every moment of their sexual conquest with playful exuberance as they set the stage of your lovemaking, which can be so fun and refreshing to be on the receiving end of.

If you want to really inflame their warmhearted affections, turn them on by showing them a ton of attention and appreciation. Really show wholehearted care for them, as they tend to contract only when they sense that their partner’s heart isn’t engaged. And, of course, avoid being overly serious in bed. Leo is majorly turned off by a cold or dour approach to sensuality.

Related: What is Leo’s Soulmate Sign?

3. Their desire to please and impress

Leo has a strong desire to shine in everything they do. They love to feel that they belong at the top of the podium in all things, lovemaking included.

This is, of course, good news for whomever Leo is shacking up with.

Leo is the biggest entertainer at heart in the zodiac. So you can be sure that they’ll put on an entertaining show performing their best romantic ideal to their lover. They like to look the part, and as a result, tend to spend a lot of time on their physique and overall appearance. 

Leo appreciates how pleasing it is to feel pampered, as it is one of their main desires in life. As a result, they know how to pamper another quite well. They will leave no stone unturned when working to make their lover feel special between the sheets. Leo takes your wants, needs, and demands into consideration and can come through for you in surprising ways.

They generally have a high libido and can keep up indefinitely with a partner until everyone is satisfied. 

Just remember to give a proper appraisal of Leos’s efforts in bed. It will make them want to please you, even more, next time.

Related: Why are Leo People So Attractive? 

4. Their creativity

Leo people are known for their theatrics and raw creative expression. In bed, they’re often particularly fond of some steamy bouts of roleplay.

Play is always at the top of their agenda in bed, so never be afraid to get a little bit silly with your experimental sexcapades together. They’re good-spirited, good-humored, and up for all kinds of scenarios or costumes.

Leo has quite the flair for the dramatic, so if they haven’t already, encourage some extravagantly flavored role-playing that triggers both immersion and deep arousal.

Remember, Leo likes to feel in charge and dominant, so any role play that puts them in some superior position, with you in the subordinate role, is likely to get them going.

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Try to explore a wide gamut of positions, roles, and settings. Leo loves opulence, so any sort of creative setting that insinuates luxury or royalty should be a ton of fun.

The more of their performative side you can bring out, the better. A Leo that’s fully immersed in an aroused thespian role is an absolute hoot to have sex with. 

 If you want the full treatment, dress up together and go to a renaissance fair together, with them dressed as a king/queen or royalty. When doors close later that night, the real fun will start.

Few signs can provide such fun while getting off the beaten path in the bedroom, which makes sex with Leo one of the best experiences out there. They could provide exactly the passionate change of pace you’ve been looking for in the bedroom.

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There you have it, five reasons that Leos are so damn intoxicating to be with sexually.

If you’re looking for a charming and energetic lover, then a Leo might be the right choice for you.

Sure, they might feel a little intense at first, but their confident embrace should have you loosening up and releasing your inhibitions in no time.

Always remember to make your Leo lover feel desired. Lavish them with praise, and they’ll lavish you with some of the best sex of your life. Open up, and let their seduction take hold.

With all of that said, watch out for those extra self-absorbed Leos. It’s easy for them to fall into self-centered bouts and become possessive, jealous, deceptive, and overall insecure.

It’s important to look at the full chart of a Leo (or any person, for that matter) to see if their placements are well supported. In this way, you can dodge a selfish or egotistical Leo before things have the chance to get sour. 

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