Taboos, fears, or past bad experiences around anal touch has made them shy away from exploring it. And with good reason — anal sex done badly is really painful. So is anal sex pleasurable for women? To arrive at an enthusiastic YES, it helps to understand how anal sex for women works, what feels good and what to consider with anal pleasure and health. Anal touch of all different kinds spells pleasure for many women because there are so many nerve endings in the anus.
Does Anal Sex Have Any Benefits?
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Yeah, they can! In cisgender men and people assigned male at birth, anal sex can stimulate the prostate and lead to an orgasm. Prostate orgasms are intense enough to send waves of orgasmic pleasure from head to toe. For cisgender women and people assigned female at birth, anal sex can hit two hot spots: the G-spot and A-spot. Both are located along the vaginal wall but can be indirectly stimulated during anal. Like the prostate, these spots have the potential to produce full-body orgasms.
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If it feels good, anything goes! Cisgender men and people assigned male at birth have a prostate , so in these cases a butt orgasm results from stimulating the prostate. You can stimulate the P-spot through the perineum, which is the runway of skin between the balls and the anus. This is how anal orgasms work for cisgender women and people assigned female at birth. Anal penetration indirectly stimulates the A-spot in the vagina.
Anal intercourse is a highly efficient mode of HIV transmission. Nevertheless, there is evidence to suggest that anal intercourse is also widely practiced by women in the US 1 — 4. Given that anal intercourse is associated with higher rates of heterosexual HIV transmission than vaginal intercourse 10 — 13 , women who engage in unprotected anal intercourse with sexual partners of unknown or seropositive status may be at greater risk for acquiring HIV than women who do not practice anal intercourse or who use protection while doing so.