13 Obscure Sex Acts You Might Not Know About (But May Want to Try)

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There are plenty of mainstream, tried-and-true ways to get down and dirty with a partner. Then there’s a whole other realm of taboo sex acts. You know, things generally left to porn videos or erotic reading material. You may think you’ve heard of everything when it comes to sex — but you could be totally wrong.

Some of these acts may make your skin crawl, but some find them sexy — and we do not kink shame in this house! When it comes to sexual proclivities, we’re all one-of-a-kind snowflakes, and there’s no right or wrong way to do the deed. (Within legal reason, of course.)

But if you’re looking to expand your carnal repertoire, consider these 13 under-the-radar sex acts. They may not be for everyone, but what’s “ewww” or “ouch” to one person may be another’s Big O.


Coined by sex advice columnist Dan Savage, this term refers to when a man is penetrated anally with a strap-on dildo by his female lover.


Yep, it’s exactly what it sounds like — oral sex performed on the anus. Aka: rimming, like the fudge bowl.


A fetishistic act in which a guy likes getting his balls kicked, kneed or, in extreme forms, “busted” by hammers or high heels. Ouch.

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