I was in high school when Sex and the City premiered, and like many women of my generation and the generations that followed, that show taught me a lot about sex. I knew that gay men engaged in it, but I held on to some pretty old-school notions when it came to why straight women would do it. Whoever heard of Mrs. Up-the-Butt might reside. The experience was, for lack of a better word, awful. But on top of the physical discomfort, I also felt ashamed. It was humiliating that this was what he wanted and humiliating that I consented.
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It can feel like anal sex for women is the final frontier. But still, for some, anal is a big deal. But the fact remains that not only have many women tried it, but many women like anal sex. As Sinclair explains, not only is this narrative false, but it's also problematic in more than one way. For instance: that men have a bigger libido than women, that men coerce women into engaging in certain activities in the bedroom, etc. Such a narrative isn't just disingenuous, but puts limitations on what women are "allowed" to find pleasurable. While there's still that a taboo attached to it, the anal sex conversation is being had more and more. During the heyday of Sex and the City , it was addressed a couple times with Samantha Jones saying it felt good with lots of lube! It might be safe to say that we've — finally!
The Stigma Surrounding Anal Sex
If the question "Do you like anal sex? Over the past decade, anal sex —or at least, talking about anal sex—has become significantly less taboo, perhaps because butts have taken on an entirely new status thanks, Kardashians or because society has become more sex-positive overall yay! But guess what? Not everyone has to! For some women, anal is the cherry on top of a sexual sundae: a little extra treat that elevates something that was already delicious on its own duh, talking about sex here. If you've yet to add anal to the menu but are curious to taste test, there are some things you should know first:. But before your first go, you'll also want to peep these stories from women who have dabbled in butt sex and lived to tell the tale. Jk, intimidating as it might be, everyone can at least agree it's not a life-or-death situation! Read on, and let their experience guide yours. We did it not because we were bored with our sex life, but because neither of us had ever done it, and we wanted to 'have a first' together.
We got women who fall on various parts of the anal sex spectrum to share exactly what it feels like during the act. Read on for their informative — and sometimes hilarious — opinions. But if you're not and you do it nice and slowly, it's euphoric. It's different from regular sex because it feels like he's going way deeper. Anal doesn't help me orgasm more easily, though. We maybe do it once every couple of months. There's nothing fun about it for me. It's not that it's painful, it's just mildly uncomfortable and really not my thing. At one point in high school, I was having more anal than regular sex. He feels bigger than ever and completely fills you up.