According to a study published in Archives of Sexual Behavior , people in the United States seem to be having more anal sex today than they did in the past. In addition, the researchers learned that many women find anal sex enjoyable, while others find it painful or unpleasant and only agree to it due to some other factor. Common factors include feeling pressured by a sexual partner and wanting to avoid pregnancy, among others. Sexual activity should be a pleasant, enjoyable, and consensual experience for both partners. Check out our guide to consent.
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It should be fairly common knowledge at least to readers of Men's Health that people with penises can stimulate the pleasure-inducing prostate gland to create earth-shattering orgasms. But did you know that women can have anal-based orgasms, too? Yup, anal orgasms are open to anyone down to explore them. If you and your partner are down to unlock a whole new realm of pleasure, you might both want to do some exploratory butt stuff. The prostate is a walnut-sized gland tucked roughly inches inside the anus, between the bladder and rectum. Its main function is to produce fluid that is expelled as part of semen during ejaculation.
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My boyfriend and I have anal sex frequently. We both are disease-free, and I let him ejaculate in my anus. I wanted to know: is that safe or will it cause any damage to my rectum? Because anal sex is still often considered taboo in our society and thus not discussed openly, there are many misconceptions about it, one of the most common being that it is somehow inherently harmful.
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