As more couples explore this type of sex, understanding the risks, rewards, and proper strategy is important. According to the Centers for Disease Control CDCanal sex is primarily growing in popularity with couples under age You might think of anal sex as anal penetration with a penis, but you have a few more options.
Being a proud member of the anal sex fan club is fun for so many reasons. One is that I get to do things like investigate anal-sex-induced bleeding for you, dear reader. Trust me when I say I understand how alarming it can be.
Anal play can be enjoyed by anyone of any gender or orientation and can be:. Most importantly, sex is meant to be enjoyable for everyone involved. Keeping yourself safe shows that you care about yourself and your partner.
Which is a good thing! Women who've been there and done that say it's a welcome addition to their sexual repertoire. But just like you must walk before you can run, you must have some sort of anal foreplay before you go for the full monty of anal sex. Or, you know, you can do butt play and leave it at that forever, because it's your booty and you make the rules.
Is your back door a restricted area? Here's why you should break that rule. Now prepare yourselves for some real talk.
People of all genders and sexual orientations explore giving and receiving anal play. The anal region is rich with nerve endings, so stimulation in this area can feel deeply erotic. People with prostates often enjoy indirect stimulation of the prostate through anal penetration.
Lots of straight men are turned off by the idea of anal play to be fair, many bi and gay men are tooand as a result are missing out on a whole world of fun. This is the third 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.
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.