Anal sex may still be shocking to your grandma, but heterosexual couples in the UK are increasingly incorporating the sexual practice into their love lives.
A new analysis by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and UCL found more young people are taking part in oral and anal sex compared to 20 years ago.
Vaginal intercourse and oral sex are still the most popular, however the number of sexually active 16-24 year-olds who’ve had vaginal, oral and anal sex has risen: from approximately one in 10 women and men in 1990-91, to one in four men and one in five women in 2010-12.
A study showed that 94% of straight women are able to achieve orgasm during anal sex (impressive), so it’s perhaps unsurprising that more people are giving it a go.
If you’re considering taking a different route in the bedroom, here are seven things you should know first.