Sure, there are tips and confessionals to pore over — but as with most things, it's impossible to know what it's going to be like until you actually try it. Also as with most things, it's nice to be prepared and knowledgeable about all the possible outcomes that can result from going all the way south. Especially when that potentially entails blood coming from a place you never want to see blood coming from. An unsexy and unfortunate possible side effect of anal sex — whether it's your first time or your 50th — is a bit of rectal bleeding.
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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. I had a couple of friends who had tried anal sex, but I judged them ruthlessly for it. Anal sex was something I decided I would just never, ever do. Then my boyfriend, my darling, my love, the man I planned to be with until I died, suggested we try anal too. For the record, my female friends did not agree with this assessment. Still, I was suddenly intrigued.
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As more couples explore this type of sex, understanding the risks, rewards, and proper strategy is important. According to the Centers for Disease Control CDC , anal sex is primarily growing in popularity with couples under age You might think of anal sex as anal penetration with a penis, but you have a few more options.
The emotional overture I feel before boarding a roller coaster is about the same as I feel right before embarking on anal sex : excitement, followed by mild hesitation and nervousness. The thing about every single roller roaster ride I've been on so far is that I've loved them all. No matter how many butterflies are tap-dancing on the bottom of my stomach as the ride lurches up a steep hill, the thrill I feel at the end of the ride is always worth it.