1. Why Do People Use Butt Plugs?

    In a line up of sex toys, a butt plug could be pointed out by most people - they're fairly distinctive with a tapered tip to make insertion easy and a flared base that sits outside the body to stop the plug being drawn in.

    But while the 'how' is self explanatory (it goes up your bottom, if you were still unsure), lots of people are left wondering 'WHY?!'

    In a nutshell, why people use butt plugs is because wearing one during sex, masurbation, foreplay or any other type of sexy fun time can greatly enhance orgasms and pleasure (regardless of your sex or gender).

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    Why do men use butt plugs?

    Location of the prostateIt could be said that men are actually wired to enjoy anal penetration. The prostate is an incredibly sensitive gland that feels especially sexy when stroked and it’s located about two to three inches up on the anterior (front) wall of the anus.

    You may have heard about prostate milking from films like Road Trip, and it’s true that a man can experience an orgasm and/or ejaculation just from having his prostate stimulated.

    These orgasms are said to feel more intense than an orgasm from stimulation of the penis, causing the whole body to spasm with climactic energy. Yowza!

    Lovehoney Pleasure ProbeWearing a curved butt plug or a specialist male prostate toy helps make sure you're hitting just the right spot. The added prostate stimulation also makes everything from enjoying masturbation to receiving oral sex to taking your partner doggie style (or any way!) feel more sensational.

    It's not just about the prostate, though. As the pelvic floor muscles begin to contract during orgasm, the anal muscles contract around the plug and make the spasms feel stronger and harder. Orgasmic contractions around a butt plug feel more intense than without, improving the strength and duration of your climax.

    Why do women use butt plugs?

    Lovehoney Bumper Booty Bundle Anal Sex Toy Kit (6 Piece)One of the greatest sex myths is that women don’t enjoy anal sex and that they only partake in a little bum fun to make their partner happy. It's simply not true. Using a butt plug can make all kinds of sex feel more pleasurable for a woman (and her partner).

    A butt plug creates more pressure on the back vaginal wall, increasing the level of sensation she experiences - whether from a dildo, vibrator or her partner's penis. Many women also enjoy using a butt plug while receiving oral sex. At climax, orgasmic contractions around a butt plug feel more intense than without, and stimulate the nerve endings around the anus that usually get overlooked.

    Some women use a butt plug to enhance their partner's pleasure. By inserting a butt plug, the amount of space in the pelvis is reduced and as a result the vagina feels tighter. The firmer pressure and additional texture provided by a butt plug also makes her vagina feel different and seriously pleasurable.

    Why do People Use Butt Plugs - Video Guide

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    Comments (7)

    • Guy: July 14, 2013 17:51
      interesting, i might give it a go. and the wife might be more up for a go !
    • jenson: July 29, 2013 10:20
      definitely agree that orgasmic contractions feel so much more intense when wearing a plug.
    • Gary: December 15, 2013 11:41
      I agree the butt plug is just amazing before I climax it is intense it makes me cum more and my penis seems to stay harder
    • Pedro: December 26, 2013 11:25
      I would love to have the gumption to have a sexual encounter with a man and try anal sex. Looks like a butt plug will be my first port of call. I hope this works and if it does i can understand why some men love to be anally penetrated. I will be back to let you know what gives. If anything. Pedro x
    • Nic: January 04, 2014 13:35
      My first butt plug has just arrived today, can't wait to test it out this evening when my OH gets home. And I know he is looking forward to trying it too.
    • Bethany Mclaen: September 26, 2014 05:35
      My husband and I used a butt plug it was great can't wait to do it again so pleasurable!
    • Pedro: September 26, 2014 06:06
      If any man or couple have used a but plug and the man has achieved an orgasm or greater sexual pleasure can someone let me know. It doesn't seem to work for me. Maybe I should try having sex with something inserted in my Arse.
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