Trying out anal sex can be a real test of patience. While there are a few elements that help it go smoothly, being comfortably positioned is definitely one of them. Obviously, you’ll be using plenty of lube, and doing it with a gentle partner who will go at your speed. If it’s your first attempt or if your backdoor adventures are few and far between, it’ll be like starting from scratch each time. Because pretty much every position that you’d use for vaginal sex can be used for anal, doesn’t mean it’s the way to go. Some positions will be perfect at first, then agonisingly painful with a slight angle change.
Classic Positions Rated for Anal Sex
The spoon position is great for anal
If you’re using missionary for rear entry, you will need to have your butt up a little higher so you’re not flat on your back. Lifting your legs up and over your partner’s shoulders is a great way to get ass-access, but it is tiring and that means more places you’ll be sore afterwards. Grab a pillow for under your butt, which you might already do anyway. A positive to missionary anal is the view, for those who are into that sort of thing. Also, your vagina is right there free to be played with as you go. Sometimes it helps to stimulate your clit during anal sex. Bringing yourself to orgasm before or during will relax your muscles and assist in a smooth entrance.
Cowgirl and Reverse Cowgirl
Anal professionals can ride cowgirl style with the best of them. The downside of being on top for rear entry is the angle which can become real unpleasant if you and your partner become out of sync with your movements. It is good for you as the receiver to control the depth and speed, but it’s also easy to go a little too far without meaning to. Blame gravity for that. Cowgirl positions are good for anal sex when your partner is still and doesn’t surprise thrust. If you’re controlling it, it’s great, but it does take some getting used to.
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We could tell you all sorts of anal sex advice to help you along the way, but you’ll decide what’s right for you. The process will be trial and error, so in