Taking it in the derriere is still a little taboo. However, it seems that anal sex may be on the rise! Anal sex is primarily growing in popularity with couples under age 45. A national survey from the National Health Statistics Reports found that, 36% of women and 44% of men reported that they’ve had anal sex with an opposite-sex partner.
It has been hypothesized that anal and vaginal orgasms are similar (same rhythmic pelvic floor movement, different body parts being stimulated), and with sexual exploration on the rise, it is easy to see why so many more people are keen to explore anal play.
Read on to learn tips, tricks, and what to expect if you're new to anal play!
Sex toys are not just for women — more and more sex toys are created for men to enjoy on their own or with a partner. A study that was published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine found that nearly half (44.8%) of all men surveyed had used a sex toy at some point in their life (either for solo and/or partner play) and about 17 percent had used a vibrator for solo masturbation. Granted, this survey was conducted back in 2008, which (surprisingly) is now eons ago. With the rise of more sophisticated and tech savvy sex toys, as well as more cultural openness around sex, both of these percentages have likely increased in the last decade.
- February 22, 2019
- 3 min read
Fun sex is safe sex. When it comes to anal sex, using butt plugs or beads (including the Lioness Smart Vibrator), or doing any sort of anal play, having a great anal lubricant on hand can make or break the experience.
We'll go over why a good lubricant is essential for fun and safe anal play, what we recommend as well as common things to avoid.