Skip navigation! Story from Sex. Cory Stieg. If you're curious about anal sex and have never done it before , you probably have two burning questions: Will it feel like I'm pooping?
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.
I first wondered about how to prepare for anal sex when I was in college. I was 21, an age when everything is sort of do-or-die, especially regarding love. Although I had a couple of friends who had tried anal sex, I actually judged them ruthlessly for it.