What do Lady Gaga, platform sneakers, and anal sex have in common? And, to be fair, it can be kind of intimidating. To replace some of that confusion with clarity, read on for tips and tricks on how to prepare for anal sex that will make it as pleasurable, safe, clean, and orgasmic as possible.
Anal sex can seem like a big deal if you haven't really done butt stuff before. And like any other sex act, it's something that you should - in fact, must - prepare for if you want to do it. Preparation and communication are always key when it comes to trying new sex things.
Q: Anal sex is new territory for me, but not for my partner. Now he wants to share that experience with me… by sticking his finger in me. Is this safe?
Anal sex, though still largely considered a taboo subject, is gradually gaining wholehearted acceptance across cultures and age groups. Even though vaginal intercourse is still the number one trend since Adam and Eve ate the cursed apple, heterosexual anal intercourse is witnessing a staggering number of internet searches and bedroom participation as well. This supposedly outrageous kink has taken the young demography, especially by the storm. Historically speaking, people, since the time before the birth of the Christ, have been intrigued by this aberrant sexual concept and have never shied away from getting their hands dirty pun unintended.
Back when the ladies of Sex and The City discussed anal sex, it shocked audiences. But since then butt play has been shown on Girlshinted at on The Mindy Projectand rapped about by Nicki Minaj —to name just a few pop culture references. The stats seem to support this theory: Between and only about 9 percent of women and men reported having entered through the back door within the previous three months.
It's time for some back door action. Before you dismiss it altogether, you should know that the anus is an erogenous zone and although you may think it's unnatural, that's actually not true. This part of the body has enough nerve endings to rival the vagina and penis.
Get info about everything from douching to fissures with this series on all things anal. My high school coach taught sex ed. Keep it in your pants. Yet, we are all supposed to somehow know all about it.
I first wondered about how to prepare for anal sex when I was in college. I was 21, an age when everything is sort of do-or-die, especially regarding love. I had a couple of friends who had tried anal sex, but I judged them ruthlessly for it.
Anal sex is still somewhat taboo, but this foggy belief is dispersing, thankfully, because anal sex is the shit OK, poor phrasing, I see that now -- but expect more to come. Assuming this disgust is a product of the gruesome fact that poo exits the body from that area, I can certainly understand this sentiment, but rest assured, this can all be rectified rectum-fied? No, a thorough wiping won't do the trick, unfortunately, this kind of thing is going to take a bit more work, but it's worth it, I assure you. To consult on proper cleaning prior to anal intercourse, I spoke with the adult industry's biggest star, Joanna Angel, director and performer at BurningAngel.