Anal sex is not everyone's cup of tea. The mystery and taboo that surrounds it might make it seem like the big thing everyone wants to try, but the bottom line is that some people like it and some people don't. So how can you tell if you do or you don't without doing, at least once? It's not like kissing, an activity that we explore through experimentation with others who we may not know or even particularly like. No matter how you do it, anal sex requires a certain amount of exposure. The best way to try it out is to try it out on yourself.
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I love bottoming, and am not using condoms for anal sex. And I have anal warts. For a bit of context: I come from California and live in Berlin, Germany. I am a gay man in my mids, love to bottom, and have been taking PrEP for the last two years.
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. Anal sex can also be performed with fingers or the tongue.