As the topic of anal sex continues to become less taboo, even total strangers to the act—maybe like you—are becoming more curious. And you're right to be: Both men and women have loads of nerve endings in the butt, making it a highly sensitive and therefore erogenous area.
Whether you're a complete novice or you've already begun testing the waters, get ready to take a spin through how safe anal play works and several different types of anal toys.
4 tips for safe anal play
The butt is most often employed as an exit from the body rather than an entry, so there are a few pointers you need to follow to ensure there's as little discomfort as possible.