More and more ladies are putting a welcome mat by the back door: 36 percent of women and 42 percent of men have tried anal sex , according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Now that Maya Rudolph has screamed about anal bleaching on Bridesmaids and thousands of free anal clips are available on PornHub, more people are interested in testing the waters, she says. Still, not everyone who tries it makes it a regular part of their sex lives. Only 8 percent of women have had anal in the last month, according to a study from Indiana University. The anus can be an uncomfortable place to be touched at first.
How to Prepare for Anal Sex - What to Do Before Butt Sex
Okay, not just pleasurable. Preparation is just as important for safety as it is for comfort. Below, learn how to prepare for anal sex, as well as everything else you need to know about making anal sex safe, comfortable, and enjoyable, from prep to cleanup. This is where the real preparation happens. Because spoiler alert: You have options!
Used to be that enjoying anal sex was taboo for women. If a couple did give anal a test drive, it was seen as a once-in-a-while experience—something a woman indulged in for her partner's sake, not because she actually enjoyed it. Lately, however, it seems that this script has been flipped. An increasing number of hetero couples are adding anal sex to their playbook.
Anal sex can be very pleasurable for people of all sexes and genders, but for many, it is uncomfortable. With a gentle approach, open communication, and mutual consent, it is possible for people to have anal sex without pain. In this article, we discuss how to prepare for anal sex and lessen pain during it. We also provide general tips for safer sex.