We're sharing our own stories, shifting the conversation from obligation to pleasure, and providing some tips for making the experience fun and safe for everyone. So it's no wonder many women are reluctant to try it! The reality is that the anus is an erogenous zone so when done right with lots of warm-up, lube, and good communication anal play can be incredibly pleasurable. Just a quick reminder to please as always! To reduce the chance of infection, we recommend you wear a condom and remember not to "double-dip" - meaning you don't want to go from anal to vaginal without changing condoms.
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Anal sex may seem taboo, but behind closed doors, plenty of women have tried it: According to a survey published in a issue of the Journal of Sexual Medicine , more than 1 in 3 women ages 19 to 44 has tried it at least once. Skip experimenting if you have hemorrhoids or are having digestive issues, and use plenty of lube. The anus will stretch to accommodate a penis or toy that enters much like it will stretch to allow a bowel movement to exit and then will return to normal. Make YOUR well-being a priority this year! It may cause an orgasm. For some women, the act can feel incredibly sensual. The anus has a rich nerve supply, which can make things feel very intense and, for some women, result in an orgasm, says Dweck.
That goes for any type of sex: oral, vaginal, or anal. Although I still contend that oral pleasure is a two-way street , maybe that discussion should be reserved for another time. Anal sex, on the other hand, comes with a whole different host of thoughts, taboos, and reservations. Like any type of sex, anal sex requires precautions and safety. I do not personally advocate for or against it, but a couple is no less sexually adventurous for not wanting to go for it.
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