But they exist, and with a little awareness and attention, you can get the Os you deserve, from the fireworks-on-display kind to the calm oh-my-gods. When you find yourself missing out on the Big O, there are three likely culprits: expectations, communication, and method. And alongside all of that, experimenting is required. The clitoris is a small organ with a lot of nerve endings that peeks out from the tiptop of the vulva, is often covered by a hood, and extends down the inside of the labia. The best way to stimulate the clitoris is by gently rubbing with the fingers, palm, or tongue in a back and forth or circular motion.
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But variety really is the spice of life. You wouldn't eat the same three meals every day, nor would you wear the same outfit over and over. Before getting started, it helps to understand what an orgasm actually is. Each climax can feel different in terms of intensity and duration, depending on how and what part of your body is being aroused, she says. Besides providing a physical release, it's also an emotional one—allowing you to feel closer to your partner or simply de-stress after a tough day. You owe it to yourself to find out the pleasure your body can experience—allow us to get you up to speed with all the different Os out there. A study from the Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy found that several types of clitoral strokes think up-and-down, back-and-forth, and both wide and small circles can lead to orgasm. Experiment on your own and show your partner what you like.
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Clue is on a mission to help you understand your body, periods, ovulation, and so much more. Start tracking today. Historically, in Western countries, female orgasms have been highly scrutinized. Orgasms were sometimes seen as unhealthy or wrong.