7 Tips To Keep In Mind Before Trying Anal Sex

7 Tips To Keep In Mind Before Trying Anal Sex

If you’ve yet to add anal to the sexual menu but are curious to taste test it, there are some things you should know first:

Some people prefer anal orgasms and anal stimulation to genital-induced orgasms and genital stimulation, she says. „So anal is absolutely worth giving a try.“

1. Try anal training. Again, aIf you’re worried about tearing or pain, you can work your way up to full-blown anal by starting with a butt plug, anal beads, or fingers. „If you’re comfortable with any of these things in your anus for about 15 to 20 minutes, there’s a good chance you’re at a point where you can successfully insert a penis [or a dildo],“ explains Shawntres Parks, a licensed ily therapist in San Diego. The biggest challenge, she says, is getting the sphincter to relax enough for something to penetrate it. Don’t stress, it’s not unusual for it to take a few tries. But, when you feel your sphincter relax whether it’s a toy, finger, or penis coming through, you’ll know you’re ready.

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2. Lube, lube, lube. To make things way more comfortable, remember that lube (and lots of it) is your best friend. The anus is not self-lubricating, so it’ll need a little extra help to make the experience smoother. Parks recommends water-based lubes since anything petroleum- or oil-based will break down the materials in your condom (if you’re wearing one) or a silicon strap-on.

3. Prep the pipes. Anal douching is always available to you, but your best bet is just pooping before the act. If you’re having trouble, Parks says to try an herbal supplement or tea such as Smooth Move that goes easy on the stomach. „If you try it the night before, by the time you wake up in the morning you’ll probably have a bowel movement“ and again later that night, says Parks. (mehr …)