Joseph Terlizzi , a New York-based colon and rectal surgeon, for the lowdown on how gay and bi men can prepare, how to do the deed, and how to stay safe post-coital. Check out his expert advice on how to make anal sex more pleasurable:. While maintaining anal hygiene is important, people tend to be too fastidious when it comes to cleaning up before anal intercourse. Common mistakes I see patients make include using chemical wipes the perfumes and preservatives make them irritating and wiping too much friction can lead to abrasions. This causes the skin around the anus to become inflamed, leading to thickening and ultimately itching or discomfort with sex.
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If you're considering having anal sex for the first time, you're probably wondering how to do anal—how do you prepare, relax, and enjoy the intimate moment with your partner? It's a question that's becoming more common. According to the latest research from the Kinsey Institute, more young women than ever—45 percent—are exploring anal play. To answer your first-time anal sex questions, we called in the experts: Rachel Needle , Psy. The last thing you want to be before attempting anal penetration or anal stimulation 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.
Lots of straight men are turned off by the idea of anal play to be fair, many bi and gay men are too , and as a result are missing out on a whole world of fun. This is the third in a multi-part series from After Hours about anal play. You can see the other posts in the series as they come out here.
Oct Now, when you are a hormonal, shy and unconfident person such as myself at least back then, anyway — the thought that someone would actually want to have sex with me was enough for me to completely drop my guard and say OK! Unfortunately, they seemed more concerned with how good it felt for them, rather than how comfortable I was.