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Why is relaxation so important for anal play?

Emily Nagoski
Emily Nagoski on behalf of Good In Bed
Psychology
Relaxation. The anus is composed of two sphincters of muscle. The outer sphincter is under conscious control, and the inner one is not. The inner sphincter will clench when you feel stressed or anxious or threatened in any way, and it will take the outer muscle with it. This is why relaxation is so important.
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