Butt First, Four Things to Know About Venturing into the Great Bum-Known
Trim your nails, go to the bathroom, and wash your hands first, says sexologist Emily Morse, host of the ‘ Sex with Emily’ podcast.
STIs can be passed between partners. To minimise your risk, make sure you always use protection – a condom or a dental dam.
Unlike your vag, your bum isn’t self- lubricating. Use silicone lube to avoid painful friction, says Alicia Sinclair of anal sex-toy company b-Vibe.
If you’re too anxious, your sphincter muscles can tense up. (Ouch.) Go slow and sync your breathing to your boo’s gentle thrusts.