Anal sex can be intimidating at first, but you can make it easier. Anal sex can be such a fun, exciting and super-pleasurable experience. However, lots of people get it so wrong that anal sex has a bad name. Some people try to avoid having anal sex altogether. That's why I've put together this guide on how to prepare for anal sex to teach you exactly how to get ready for and have incredibly pleasurable anal sex with your man.
Anal intercourse is a highly efficient mode of HIV transmission. Nevertheless, there is evidence to suggest that anal intercourse is also widely practiced by women in the US 1 — 4. Given that anal intercourse is associated with higher rates of heterosexual HIV transmission than vaginal intercourse 10 — 13 , women who engage in unprotected anal intercourse with sexual partners of unknown or seropositive status may be at greater risk for acquiring HIV than women who do not practice anal intercourse or who use protection while doing so. Additionally, Halperin 1 found that women who engaged in anal intercourse were less likely to use condoms during anal intercourse than during vaginal intercourse. Most studies of heterosexual HIV transmission fail to distinguish between vaginal and anal intercourse in their assessments of coital acts, thus continuing to overlook anal intercourse as a potential source of HIV transmission. This oversight may be due to cultural taboos surrounding anal intercourse, including its association with homosexuality and its perceived lack of hygiene 1.
Anal sex may have once been a major taboo, but there is plenty of evidence that in recent years men and women, straight, gay and bisexual, are exploring anal sex, and enjoying it. However, anal play does come with a few associated risks, rules and reservations. So if you're curious about giving anal sex a go, read on:.
You can have an amazing sexual life without ever exploring anal sex. The one and only reason to try anal sex is because you want to. Few of us are raised with positive feeling about fecal matter. But there is a little. If this is a concern for you, read more below.