If you buy something through a link on this page, we may earn a small commission. How this works. Cisgender men and people assigned male at birth have a prostate. Before you get to the prostate, though, you make contact with all of the nerve endings in and around the anus. This initial penetration is also frequently described as feeling like a reverse poo, only way more pleasurable and satisfying. These are all the same nerves and muscles that play a role in pooping, after all. Prostate stimulation is often described as feeling insanely good. As part of your natural sexual response , blood flow to the prostate increases, causing it to swell and become more sensitive.
But Wait... Doesn't Anal Sex Hurt?
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We got women who fall on various parts of the anal sex spectrum to share exactly what it feels like during the act. Read on for their informative — and sometimes hilarious — opinions. But if you're not and you do it nice and slowly, it's euphoric. It's different from regular sex because it feels like he's going way deeper. Anal doesn't help me orgasm more easily, though. We maybe do it once every couple of months. There's nothing fun about it for me. It's not that it's painful, it's just mildly uncomfortable and really not my thing.
Skip navigation! Story from Sex. In a way, anal sex is like cilantro: some people find it scrumptious in moderation, while others tried it once, absolutely hated it, and vowed to avoid it forever. Like cilantro haters-turned-lovers, there's a subset of people who swear you can acquire a taste for anal sex if you do it enough. So, what gives? Why do some people find anal sex pleasurable , while others just don't? For starters, it's pretty common to find receiving anal sex uncomfortable or painful, at least at first. In a study on 68 women who have had anal sex,
Skip navigation! Story from Sex. Cory Stieg. If you're curious about anal sex and have never done it before , you probably have two burning questions: Will it feel like I'm pooping?