If you're curious about anal sex, you're far from alone. It may seem taboo, but behind closed doors, it turns out that more than 1 in 3 women ages 19 to 44 have tried anal sex at least once, according to a survey published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine. That said, it's probably not a regular Saturday night thing. But a few things are clear: Before you try it, it's worth taking time to discuss what to know, what to avoid, and how to prepare for anal sex to make the experience amazing.
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Good news: Anal sex is becoming less and less taboo. Anal sex provides a different kind of fullness and can be really, truly intimate especially if it's a first for both of you. Another major perk? Some women even experience full-on anal orgasms. With the right positions and a few helpful pointers, you could be one of them.
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Despite there being a healthy renaissance for butt play in recent years, backdoor entry is still a deal-breaker for many women — a no-way, no-how, entirely off-limits scenario. Still, more than a third of women For some women, like me, anal sex can be a mind-blowing addition to the bedroom. Anal sex has always been a welcome precursor to vaginal penetration and other below-the-belt play.
Emma Kaywin, a Brooklyn-based sexual health writer and activist, is here to calm your nerves and answer your questions. Q: My boyfriend has been talking to me about trying anal sex. I'm open to the idea, but I want to know more about it first.