A little preparation will help a lot. One of the common misconceptions is that anal sex will hurt, weaken or damage the anal muscles. People have enjoyed anal sex for many years without ever causing damage. The way they do that is by never going further than what feels good. You can do something else on those occasions and have anal sex another time. There are a few different reasons why anal sex might not feel good.
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We checked in with some experts and asked them to take the mystery out of anal sex, and they schooled us on some positions that can help ease you into your first time to actually make it an enjoyable experience. In the traditional cowgirl position, your partner lies down while you mount on top — yeehaw! As the partner on top, you can ease into anal penetration by moving up or down as needed. Remember to go at an easy pace and stay relaxed.
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Sex should be fun, but it can also be complicated. Welcome to Sexual Resolution , a biweekly column by sex therapist Vanessa Marin to answer your most confidential questions and help you achieve a healthy, joyful sex life. In this edition, she answers a reader who wants to have anal sex but whose partner has a big penis. She's nervous about the potential for pain, but Vanessa has some helpful tips. Have your own question?
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