After researchers surveyed more than 2, men and women about their sexual behaviors, they found that nearly 43 percent of men and 37 percent of women reported having anal sex with the opposite sex in their lifetime. The findings are consistent with a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which found nearly the exact same percentages for both men and women. Once taboo, anal sex has slowly been slipping into the mainstream, largely due to pop culture and porn , explains Kimbery McBride, Ph. But if you have both expressed interest in experimenting with it, there are some things to consider before you do so.
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What a journey our attitudes towards anal sex have taken over the last few years. From Drake and the butt-eating conundrum, to scientific celebrations of big booties , to pegging on Broad City , to twerking , to Kim Kardashian's epic shiny rump on the cover of Paper Magazine , it's no question that all things ass-related have taken on a mainstream edge. Pop-culture acolytes proclaimed the "Year of the Booty," which heralded a deluge of think pieces about the portrayal of butt sex on mainstream television shows like The Mindy Project and articles assessing the erotic potential of the anus. It's now ascended to a cushy place in pop culture where it's become much less shocking to talk about and engage in the act of anal sex.
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Despite there being a healthy renaissance for butt play in recent years, backdoor entry is still a deal-breaker for many women — a no-way, no-how, entirely off-limits scenario. Still, more than a third of women For some women, like me, anal sex can be a mind-blowing addition to the bedroom. Anal sex has always been a welcome precursor to vaginal penetration and other below-the-belt play. The key, for me, is to have a patient partner — one whom I trust.