Often considered the most intimate (and intimidating!) of sexual activities, anal sex is gaining mainstream acceptance as the ultimate in alternative intercourse. This guide takes the fear factor out of anal sex and shows couples the best positions for pain-free pleasure. Anal sex expert and educator Tristan Taormino first discusses how to experience anal sex safely and pleasurably, hygiene and safety measures, bringing up the topic with a partner, and the use of sex toys and accessories. Subsequent chapters are position-specific: positions for first-timers; positions to spice up your repertoire; and advanced positions.