In fact, the majority of anal sexers are not gay men, as sex scholar Justin Lehmiller has pointed out. The recent increase in the popularity of anal sex among virtually every demo makes total sense. Sure, humans have always had assholes but only recently have they been been able to casually browse through an array of insertables and other accoutrements and have them discreetly delivered to their home the following day. If you want to jump on the A-train or make your version of anal sex better, consider the following. If anal play is something you want to explore with a partner, begin a conversation by asking some questions about their thoughts on the matter. Have they done it?
A Beginner's Guide to Anal Sex
How to Have Anal Sex for the First Time
This is the fifth in a multi-part series from After Hours about anal play. You can see the other posts in the series as they come out here. Anal sex is pretty polarizing. No one is going to force you to try anal, but there are a few compelling reasons to give it a go:. Just like with any other type of sex, you have to take precautions to keep yourself safe during anal. You can transmit STIs through anal sex. In fact, transmission rates are higher for anal sex than for most other sexual activities, since anal tissues are sensitive and susceptible to microtears.
How To Prepare For Anal
Being in the dark is not doing your sexual health or self-understanding any favors. It's important that we talk about all kinds of sex because not everyone is having, or wants to have, "penis in the vagina" sex. If you do have "penis in the vagina" sex and are curious about something else, or are finding that that type of sex is not for you and you'd just like to explore other options, it's helpful to know the facts. Even if you do learn more and decide anal sex is not a thing you'd like to try, it doesn't hurt to have the information. If you're not comfortable reading about anal sex, that's perfectly OK, too.
Ah, anal sex. Some would like to ignore that it exists or that people actually do it, while others who chance upon seeking it out, end up either loving it or hating it entirely. But trust us there may very well be a pot of gold waiting for you at the end of it all if you tried seeking it out. Here's a breakdown of the guide to make it easier for you to navigate:. Pardon our french but to answer that question, simply put, anal sex feels like pooping in a reverse motion.