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People think anal sex is best left to the porn professionals with advanced degrees in doing it doggy style. And, why not! Porn stars get paid extra money for making their anal scenes look super doggy special. But regardless of what you’ve seen or heard in porn, anal sex is not about being forceful. In fact, doggy style is hardly conducive for making anal feel good, especially for first timers. One slip of the dick and ooops!—you won’t be doing that again. Thankfully, the times are a changin’. There are so many more adventurous and creative positions, it’s no wonder we’re hearing more talk on the pleasures of anal sex.

As the saying goes, prime real estate is all about location, location, location. The same concept applies to anal sex—it’s all about position, position, position (and of course lots of lube). So when you’re ready to go knocking on someone’s back door, and they answer with a sexy “come on in,” try mixing it up with a few of our tried and true positions that are guaranteed to make anal a new source of pleasure.

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The Understudy

Anal sex can sometimes can generate a little bit of anxiety. So let the receiver set the pace with an on-top position. Our Center Stage works great for this because your partner will be able to lower themselves slowly to the depth that they feel comfortable, and with the feet firmly planted on the floor, they will be able to go at a pace that feels comfortable. The added height helps with to take pressure off the thighs, or the giver can shift his or her hips forward so the receiver can put their knees on the ground or mattress.


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Prime Time

When it comes to anal, a modified missionary will never steer you wrong. Approach this favorite vanilla sex position with a backdoor twist by adding the Wedge/Ramp Combo. In this position, you’ll be able to place your ankles the givers shoulders and direct them on how to best put you at ease. Plus, it gives the giver a clear visual on his or her target with and easier way to thrust without a lot of effort. With the right amount of lube and relaxation, even initial penetration should be pleasurable.

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Rebel Ride

Eye contact during anal sex is a great form of non-verbal communication—it lets your eyes do all the talking. This position is preferred if you are looking for extra intimacy during the act. Start with your partner sitting as you mount his lap, face-to-face on the Esse. Once again—as the partner on top, you can control the depth of penetration to stay comfy. Face-to-face anal has the added bonus of extra stimulation for the woman—breasts, clitoris, go crazy!

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Anal while resting the Flip Ramp is comfortable and easy, especially with the right amount of foreplay beforehand. First-timers can relax and make penetration enjoyable by resting on their stomach and arching slightly upward. For women, this elevates the backside nicely and still gives enough room to stimulate other body parts.

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Sitting Pretty

In this reversed position, your partner lies down on the Hipster while you mount on top—yeehaw! As the partner on top, you can ease into anal penetration by moving up or down as needed. Here’s a pro tip: Make sure your bottom partner does not begin to thrust until you’re good and ready. They’ll love the show too!

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The Over Easy

For partners not so well-endowed, this lifted hip position can create an angle for deeper penetration. Use the Wedge for added height and pay some extra attention to those naughty bits.