I'd like to introduce you to someone...
The clitoris. Your clitoris.
An elusive anatomical mystery that has been lost, rediscovered, censored and erased from history, textbooks, and medical journals alike.
We are lucky because know we have the research and information about the clitoris that can unlock a world of pleasure and enjoyment that was robbed from us.
You can find your clitoris at the point where the inner labia meet and form a “hood”. You can see your clitoris right at the top of the vulva, under the clitoral hood. It varies in size for everyone and is the key to unlocking your sexual pleasure.
So…what is the clitoris? What’s it for? Why do we have one?
The clitoris is an amazing and fascinating organ. And I am going to formally introduce you to yours.
That brings me to my first point…
The clitoris’ main goal is to bring you pleasure.
We don’t need it for reproduction, we don’t need it for menstruation. The only reason it exists is to bring us pleasure, enjoyment and orgasms. It is the only body part whose sole function is pleasure. The head of the penis, the vaginal canal – they bring people pleasure but they also have an important role in reproduction.
Not the clitoris though. She’s just there to make you feel good.
The clitoris is not just the tip (or glans) we can see at feel at the top of the vulva. The clitoris extends another 4-5 inches into the body with two “legs”, two bulbs, glands, nerves, blood vessels and it becomes even larger when you are aroused.
Think of all the extra pleasure you can access.
Yes, your clitoris is normal!
The head of the clitoris can extend from the clitoral hood or it may not be visible until you pull the hood back all together. Either way, and every way in between, is completely normal and functional.
Yes, the clitoris and the head of the penis are made of the same stuff when we are all babies in the womb…but the penis and the clitoris develop in very different ways with very different purposes and functions.
The clitoris has twice as many nerve endings as the penis. These nerve endings reach further into the body and are responsible for multiple different types and increased intensity of orgasms.
We have all heard about or have a friend who can achieve orgasm solely through vaginal stimulation alone.
Well, it turns out that these vaginal orgasms (and anal orgasms too) are directly related to the clitoris and the spongey tubes of the clitoris that extend inside the body. Vaginal orgasms are related to stimulation of the clitoris internally.
There is no one solution for stimulating the clitoris that everyone enjoys. Some people like constant direct pressure, others prefer that it not be stimulated directly at all.
It is important to know how your body responds to different touches and sensations so you can direct your partner to stimulate the clitoris in a way that is pleasurable for you.
There is still more to discover about the clitoris, and I for one am excited about the breakthroughs we will continue to make when it comes to women’s pleasure.
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