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Gwyneth Paltrow Just Told Us To Do This One Thing In Bed

Ok. We don’t know how quite to deal with this.

On Thursday, Gwyneth Paltrow’s lifestyle website Goop released it’s second issue about sex, where they talk everything from ethics of porn, to casual things.

However, we were most shocked by a whole two page spread about anal sex.

The magazine wrote "First it was shocking, then it was having a cultural moment, now it's practically standard in the modern bedroom repertoire—or so a quick scan of any media, from porn to HBO, will tell you… If anal turns you on, you are definitely not alone, but its prevalence doesn't change the fact that it's the riskiest sexual behavior in terms of HIV and other STDs."

According to an expert, people are not getting down and dirty in this way as much as they should "There are some couples who enjoy anal sex a lot, maybe 10% to 15% of all straight couples. But if you ask them how often they have anal vs. vaginal intercourse, they'll say maybe they have anal one time for every five or ten times they have vaginal intercourse. We occasionally, as in once a year, hear from women who say they have anal as often as vaginal, but that's unusual. As for gay men, maybe 50% of them have anal sex and 50% don't. I don't have exact figures for hetero or homosexual couples, but a lot of gay men would far rather give and receive blowjobs than have anal sex."

And then, the advise comes "Both of you should read all you can about it first. Spend a few weeks helping the receiving partner train her anal sphincters to relax. Make sure you and your partner have great sexual communication, trust, and that you both want to do it, as opposed to one trying to pressure the other, or not wanting to do it but doing it because you are afraid your partner will find someone else who will. Do not do it drunk or stoned, and do not use lube that numbs your anus. If it doesn't feel good when it's happening, stop."

So, thanks Gwyneth.

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