Origination of Anal Fisting
There are several theories about when, where, and how fisting began. Some individuals propose fisting is a relatively recent phenomena—starting as late as the 1960s. Others suppose it began after the industrial revolution and the advent of indoor plumbing. Records are scarce, leaving room for speculation.
Requirements & Limiting Factors
There are only five items required fisting:
Since these items have been available from the dawn of recorded history, even across socio-economic classes, it is safe to assume that fisting occurred throughout the ages.
It is noteworthy that the general practice of fisting has always had a limiting factor: shit. Fecal material can be so limiting that interfemoral sex was a common homosexual practice prior to the sexual revolution. Without a way to overcome this barrier, anal sex and fisting remained uncommon activities in the realm of human sexuality. They were generally practiced in secrecy or extreme privacy.
- (noun) fucking between the upper thighs, without any penetration of the anus or vagina
Documented use of enema technology (anal douching) appears as early as ancient Egypt; however, the equipment to perform shallow or deeper cleaning didn't become ubiquitous until the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries. After the equipment became available and was perfected, fisting increased to level practiced today.