There's no denying that butts are all the rage: From toning your glutes to admiring Kim Kardashian's booty , butt stuff is a hot topic. And the final frontier of this booty-mania? There's no doubt that anal sex still comes with a bit of albeit sexy taboo. Perhaps that's because stepping into the anal arena for the first time can be intimidating, to say the least. What the heck are you supposed to do down there? Is it painful? And most of all: Is it actually possible to have an anal orgasm? For starters: Yes, anal sex can be enjoyable. And yes, anal orgasms are totally thing. Simply put, an anal orgasm is climax achieved by stimulation of high-density nerve spots in the anus.
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Anal sex allows the vaginal opening and clitoris to be stimulated in tandem, which can lead to powerful clitoral and anal orgasms. Skip navigation! Story from Guide To Orgasms. If you have a vagina, the odds are that you need clitoral stimulation to have an orgasm. But there are some lucky people who report that they've achieved a less common type of climax: the near-mythical anal orgasm. An anal orgasm is exactly what it sounds like — getting off by stimulating the anus.
What is an anal orgasm?
Time to get acquainted with this erogenous zone. Orgasms come in all different varieties. There's the clitoral orgasm, the G-spot orgasm, the cervical orgasm, even something called the core orgasm, or "core-gasm," which some women can experience by using their core muscles during a workout. But the one type of climax most women don't know about is the anal orgasm. Yep, this actually exists. Yet before you give the idea of a backdoor climax the side-eye, let sex experts explain why this area is a secret erongenous zone—and how stimulating it can deepen your sexual pleasure. Here's How to Have Each. Put simply, an anal O is the result of sexual stimulation of the nerves in and around the anus. The pudendal nerve carries sensation to and from your perineum, reaching your vagina, vulva, and anus, too.
If it feels good, anything goes! Cisgender men and people assigned male at birth have a prostate , so in these cases a butt orgasm results from stimulating the prostate. You can stimulate the P-spot through the perineum, which is the runway of skin between the balls and the anus. This is how anal orgasms work for cisgender women and people assigned female at birth. Anal penetration indirectly stimulates the A-spot in the vagina. The A-spot, or anterior fornix if you want to get fancy, is located deep inside the vagina — around 5 or 6 inches in. It feels like intense waves of pleasure that begin deep inside your body and radiate through the rest of your body. In other words: Ah-mazing.