Back when the ladies of Sex and The City discussed anal sex, it shocked audiences. But since then butt play has been shown on Girls , hinted at on The Mindy Project , and 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. Heterosexual anal sexuality and anal sex behaviors: a review. Journal of sex research, , Jun. Today more than 20 percent of women ages 20 to 39 and men ages 25 to 49 report having had anal sex in the last year. Sexual behavior in the United States: results from a national probability sample of men and women ages
The 19 Biggest Misconceptions About Anal Sex
16 Things You Probably Don't Want To Know About Anal Sex But Should
If you've never had anal sex you may have a lot of questions about it. It's confusing because, on the one hand, it seems to be a more taboo, less frequently practiced kind of sex, one that requires special knowledge and care. And on the other, if you believe what you see in pornography, anal sex is just like any other kind of sex, no condoms, no mess, no communication required. The truth is somewhere in the middle. Anal sex may still be taboo but that's a social and cultural thing, it isn't anything about the sex itself.
Does Anal Sex Always Hurt?
Go to the bathroom first. Before you even think of trying anal, head to the bathroom to empty your bowels. It also makes the sex feel more comfortable. You might have to clean more than you think. Yes to condoms every time!
A true butt bounty. Given how much we write about the topic here at VICE, you'd think the basics of anal sex were well understood both in and out of the office. But the reality is there are still a ton of misconceptions and myths about the, uh, ins and outs of butt stuff. Can you do it too much?