So if you want to find your clitoris, get acquainted with the lay of the land. When it comes to sexual health, one thing that often gets ignored is the clitoris. So get that tiny hand-held mirror out of your makeup bag, strip out of your clothes and get ready to become familiar with your anatomy. The vulva often mistakenly called the vagina is a collection of organs that make up your external sexual organs. This includes your labia, clitoris, the opening of the urethra and vaginal opening.
Q&A: Help Me Find the Clitoris!
7 Ways to Stimulate the Clitoris, According to Sex Experts
What exactly IS a vagina? Well, it's the muscular tube that extends from the cervix to the vulva. It's a surprisingly common question for such a simple definition, but that quick sentence might not answer all your questions. Luckily, a good old vagina diagram can sure help out. You might think you've got it all down pat down there, but we use a lot of code words to talk about it, and we use the technical word itself in the wrong way — after all, it's not entirely accurate to call the extended network between your legs just the "vagina. Since knowledge is power, it's super important to know the anatomy of your vagina. To get to the heart of the matter, we chatted with Melanie Davis, PhD, a certified sexuality educator and sexuality education consultant, who gave us a virtual tour of the vagina and beyond.
8 Fascinating Things You Didn't Know About the Clitoris
But knowing that you should stimulate the clit is one thing. Actually knowing how to do it is another. So, to help you out on the path to clitoral enlightenment, we spoke to Mia Sabat, the in-house sex therapist at Emjoy, to get the lowdown on everything you need to know. You really do just need to have a look, have a feel, and pay attention rather than haphazardly rubbing a random spot and hoping for the best. Make sure you and your partner are turned on mentally, too, then build up to clitoral stimulation by exploring other erogenous zones, such as the neck and lips, rather than heading straight for that one spot.
Okay, so experts are forever telling us women that the way to experience orgasm is with clitoral stimulation. Fair enough-but where is it? I've seen diagrams but they don't help. I've had a feel around but just end up feeling stupid looking for it. Is there any special way to find it, or for my boyfriend to find it?