Often, the most pleasurable sexual activity occurs when both or all partners are focused on the experience — rather than an end goal.
The sexual contact associated with each base has evolved dramatically since I was a teenager, although "home base" or "home run" has always meant intercourse, and "first base" has always meant kissing or snogging.
To use the expression correctly, you get or make it to a base, per my comment: quotation, if I interpret it correctly, they had intravaginal sex twice and then she performed oral sex on him.
When she mentioned they'd gone to second base, we all had different ideas about what it involved.
I'd love to get your input on the bases-as-sex definitions. Here are the generally agreed upon basics: First Base: Getting to first base usually means kissing or making out. Whenever I chat about this topic (which is really quite often) there's always a bit of disagreement when it comes to second and third.
A few weeks back, we helped a reader who wasn't sure about having the exclusive talk with her guy.