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.
The clitoris: What is there to know about this mystery organ?
What Is a Clitoris? What Role Does It Play?
If you're reading this right now, odds are good that you have a clitoris. The odds are also good that you've wondered why your clitoris is placed where it is. And by "wondered," I mean "possibly bemoaned it as a cruel evolutionary joke while rending your garments and cursing at the sky. Of course, when we say clitoris, we're actually talking about the glans of the clitoris — the whole clitoris is actually a large internal organ, one that kind of wraps internally around the vagina like a big loop, and is considered to be responsible for what were once thought to be " vaginal orgasms. Knowing this anatomical information is all well and good, but it still doesn't provide any answers for the hard questions, like: why is my external clitoris so close, yet so far, from my vaginal opening, making it difficult for it to be directly stimulated during penis-meets-vagina intercourse? Especially since the clitoris is an organ that exists purely for orgasmic pleasure, and scientists have found that women with clitorises located closer to their vaginal openings are more likely to orgasm frequently? Especially since cats and other mammals get to have clitorises inside their vaginal openings?
The Clitoris: What You Should Know
What is it? Does every person with a vagina have one? Is it supposed to look like that?