Used to be that enjoying anal sex was taboo for women. If a couple did give anal a test drive, it was seen as a once-in-a-while experience—something a woman indulged in for her partner's sake, not because she actually enjoyed it. Lately, however, it seems that this script has been flipped. An increasing number of hetero couples are adding anal sex to their playbook.
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Takeaway: When it comes to comfortable, pleasurable anal sex, little adjustments can make a huge difference. When it comes to anal sex , it's impossible to over-emphasize the necessary components for a safe, pleasurable time: communication, relaxation and lubrication lots of it! That said, every attempt is different, so try not to put too much pressure on each session. It takes time to develop the comfort and experience necessary for dealing with the back door. Here are six anal sex positions that can help make the experience more fun - and provide some options for spicing things up.
The Little Lift Position
More young women than ever—45 percent—are trying anal, according to the latest research from the Kinsey Institute. If you're considering having anal sex for the first time, you're probably wondering how to prepare, relax, and enjoy the intimate moment with your partner. We called in the experts: Rachel Needle , Psy. The last thing you want to be before attempting anal is tense. If this is your first time trying anal sex, spend some time relaxing—take a hot bath, ask your partner to give you a sensual massage, heck, you can even meditate. You can also focus on specifically relaxing your anal muscles. To see what that feels like, tighten your butt muscles—kind of like a kegel for the other end—and then release.
If it feels good, anything goes! Cisgender men and people assigned male at birth have a prostate , so in these cases a butt orgasm results from stimulating the prostate. You can stimulate the P-spot through the perineum, which is the runway of skin between the balls and the anus. This is how anal orgasms work for cisgender women and people assigned female at birth. Anal penetration indirectly stimulates the A-spot in the vagina. The A-spot, or anterior fornix if you want to get fancy, is located deep inside the vagina — around 5 or 6 inches in. It feels like intense waves of pleasure that begin deep inside your body and radiate through the rest of your body.