Greek artwork of sexual interaction between men and boys usually depicted fondling or intercrural sex , which was not condemned for violating or feminizing boys,  while male-male anal intercourse was usually depicted between males of the same age-group. This may be because of the taboo nature of anal sex and that teenagers and caregivers subsequently avoid talking to one another about the topic. I like that dominant role. Or is it because of something else entirely? With its glans or body as a whole estimated to have around 8, sensory nerve endings,   the clitoris surrounds the vagina and urethra ,  and may have a similar connection with the anus. The latter was allowed because anal intercourse was considered equivalent to vaginal intercourse in this way; men were said to "take it like a woman" muliebria pati, "to undergo womanly things" when they were anally penetrated, but when a man performed anal sex on a woman, she was thought of as playing the boy's role. I have a foot fetish. But at the same time, not having seen E. There are little published data on how many heterosexual men would like their anus to be sexually stimulated in a heterosexual relationship. Being tied up is fun. Is it because of porn, as author Naomi Wolf posits, after learning from college health counselors that straight women are increasingly complaining of experiencing anal fissures from sex? Last updated Anal sex is on the rise among people between the ages of 16 and 24, with 19 percent of men and 17 percent of women reporting having tried it. In pornography, anal sex is commonly portrayed as a desirable, painless routine that does not require personal lubricant ; this can result in couples performing anal sex without care, and men and women believing that it is unusual for women, as receptive partners, to find discomfort or pain instead of pleasure from the activity. As a result, we do not know the extent to which anal intercourse differs qualitatively from coitus.