We tend to think that our clitorises are the same as everyone else's clitorises , and leave it at that. After all, how much variation can there really be in such a tiny nub — and who has time to worry about stuff like that? Chances are, most of the anatomy-based time you have marked off in your schedule is already occupied with showing a partner how to touch your clitoris , or figuring out how to touch yourself in order to reach orgasm. Add in the fact that you theoretically must show up for a job or interact with your family, and it doesn't leave most of us very much time to squat over a mirror and ponder the unique attributes of your little man in a boat. Plus, don't you have to change your name to Moonrise Sunflower Shasta Wickerbasket if you're going to start squatting over mirrors?
How to Touch the Clitoris: Moves, Positions, and Orgasms
But before we get into it, let the record show that, as Dr. And every vulva is normal! The vulva is the outer bits of your genitals: the pubic mouth, inner labia, outer labia, the love-to-be-rubbed clit, and the urethra. Basically, any vulva where you can see the inner lips without physically spreading the outer lips with your fingers.
After all, getting busy with your own bod can help you chuck unwanted inhibitions. Throw out any taboos or guilt surrounding masturbation right now. Pleasuring yourself has health benefits that go beyond the body — it can help untangle shame that affects confidence with yourself, partnered sex, or in a relationship.
We all think we know everything we need to know about our clitorises. They're awesome, stimulating, they're the primary way women have orgasms, and The answer is: a lot. Here, Dr. The clitoris isn't just the nub at the top of your vulva.