Pop quiz! Lots of 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.
How To Prepare for Anal Sex?
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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. As with all types of sexual activity , anal sex is something that should be discussed beforehand," says Needle.
Preparing For Anal Sex
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Good news: Anal sex is becoming less and less taboo. Anal sex provides a different kind of fullness and, with the right partner, can be really, truly intimate especially if it's a first for both of you. Of course, not every woman is going to be into anal I mean, is any sex act a universal turn-on? But many women are here for it, and some can even have full-on anal orgasms. With the right positions and a few helpful pointers, you could be one of them. If it's your first time, check out this anal sex guide from Engle for some solid tips. The skimmed version: You can and should warm up with your fingers, lube is your absolute best friend do NOT pass go without it , and never switch from butt to vag because bacteria, people! Now that that's all out of the way, here are the best 15 anal sex positions to try when you're ready. Quick housekeeping note: For consistency's sake, all of these instructions assume you're being penetrated by your partner. But that doesn't mean you can't try a strap-on and reverse roles.