"There was definitely a thing in the back of my head like, ' I can't marry her.' How can I, knowing I can't go to all the places I can go with her?
The physicality of it, being painful or whatever, shows how comfortable the girl is with you." Here, he pointedly stops short of romanticizing screwing a woman rectally.
"I used to get letters from women about giving head.
Those letters are now dwarfed by letters from women asking how to take it up the butt." Okay.
They are the picture of late-twentysomething, Amstel Light—drinking America.
Albert says it's about enhancing the intimacy between two people.
But the more plausible explanation is that it's about accessibility—and instant gratification.
Now that anal sex has been propelled higher on the mainstream menu by a hypersexualized culture and the proliferation of porn (see A few years ago, Albert says, he was hosting a party at a New York nightclub.
"Once a guy has anal sex, he's put on a pedestal by his peers," he says. ' At first they were like, ' No, it will hurt.' Then time after time of having sex with them they finally said okay.
He claims he hasn't had much trouble getting women to agree to it. It hurt them the first time, but after that they always said they enjoyed it—if not a little, then a lot."For other men, the appeal of anal penetration is less the novelty—and the fact that it gives them a good story to tell over beers—and more the psychology.
Supposedly, Todd had intimacy issues, and penetrating Miss Ladylike's rectum was less emotionally intense than venturing into the vagina.