Curtis Asbury, MD sees it all the time. Peering into their sore bottom, Asbury nods solemnly, then delivers news most people never expect to hear. A dermatologist practicing in Selbyville, Delaware, Asbury has seen an uptick in the number of people coming in expressing dissatisfaction with their rectal hygiene.
Anal sex is still somewhat taboo, but this foggy belief is dispersing, thankfully, because anal sex is the shit OK, poor phrasing, I see that now -- but expect more to come. Assuming this disgust is a product of the gruesome fact that poo exits the body from that area, I can certainly understand this sentiment, but rest assured, this can all be rectified rectum-fied? No, a thorough wiping won't do the trick, unfortunately, this kind of thing is going to take a bit more work, but it's worth it, I assure you.
Illustration by Lia Kantrowitz. Just a few decades agooutside of queer circles, it was seen as a taboo act that only about a tenth of men and a quarter of women would cop to researchers to having tried at least once. Now, anal is a fixture of mainstream pop, not to mention porn, culture.
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.
Anal sex can be intimidating at first, but you can make it easier. Anal sex can be such a fun, exciting and super-pleasurable experience. However, lots of people get it so wrong that anal sex has a bad name.
It wasn't that long ago that anal sex was totally taboo. A punch line. For porn stars and gay dudes only.
Emma Kaywin, a Brooklyn-based sexual health writer and activist, is here to calm your nerves and answer your questions. Q: My boyfriend has been talking to me about trying anal sex. I'm open to the idea, but I want to know more about it first.
Butt Plugs - November 14, It is of vital importance for both your health and your pleasure that you use clean and safe butt plugs for your play. This will be a short guide on how to properly and safely clean your butt plugbut these principles can be applied to any sex toy you happen to own. No matter how clean your rectum is, there is always residual bacteria left on your plug that may begin to multiply if the plug is not disinfected properly right after use.