If you're curious about anal sex and have never done it before, you probably have two burning questions: Will it feel like I'm pooping? And, is it going to hurt? The answer to both questions is probably yes, but it's totally valid to wonder what exactly you're in for.
Anal penetration is going to feel different for everyone, but we've found our favorite descriptions of anal sex from Reddit and the R29 community to paint a picture of what you can expect. Some people say that bottoming can be a pleasurable, out-of-body experience, and that it gets better every time. For others it's an indescribable sensation that they wouldn't necessarily try again.