Can a married couple have anal sex? Is it a sin to have anal sex? What is permissible? Having counseled for over twenty years, this question is fairly new among Christ-followers. I think there are at least two main reasons engaged and married couples consider this question: first and primarily, anal sex is all over pornography; and second, it is glamorized in the pop-culture media. Especially among teenagers and young adults, anal sex is an issue to consider and understand.
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The second email came from a single-but-searching woman. As she explained:. Even though I am not naive to this concept, the idea espoused in the post and comments that this form of sex is more pleasurable and intense for men and more desirable than PIV intercourse turned me off men so badly that I no longer desire to get married…. There was more to that email, but basically anal sex receiving so much approbation was a huge turnoff for her. Some have used anal sex and sodomy interchangeably, but anal sex is more specific.
Since I speak and write books on sex, I get asked questions—a lot of questions. The most common questions relate to "what's okay in the bedroom? What about anal sex?
Particularly with respect to anal sex, your site indicates that the scripture does not speak to this between a married man and woman. So rather than attempt to answer it ourselves, I asked him if he would be so kind as to lend us his knowledge on this topic. To our delight he said yes and having already done an in depth Biblical study on this, he offered us the results of his study for this article.