Are you cliterate?
“Being cliterate is understanding female sexuality, privileging female sexuality, respecting female sexuality.” – Ian Kerner, Sex Therapist and NYT Bestselling Author of She Comes First: The Thinking Man’s Guide to Pleasuring a Woman
Female sexual anatomy and information about pleasureable sex have been primarily neglected in the education system. Women are having a lot more sex, but is it pleasurable? Is it satisfying? Orgasm is not the sole proof of her satisfaction. There are various connected elements of erotic bliss that lead to a crescendo of pleasure — body awareness, relaxation, presence, and fantasy to name a few. Understanding the female anatomy is a building block to enjoying one’s own body, and pleasing someone else is one important way we can begin to….
“As many as three quarters of women can’t orgasm from vaginal penetration alone. In fact, just eight percent of women can reliably orgasm this way, studies estimate. An ilcliterate individual might write off such information as proof that women just aren’t as sexual as men or that their bodies aren’t hardwired for pleasure. But women who are in same-sex relationships have similar orgasm counts to men and achieve climax in the same amount of time as their hetero male counterparts. The same is true when women pleasure themselves. Women’s bodies are not the problem. The problem is that most of us don’t have a full understanding of how they work.” – Huffington Post, Cliteracy Project
Many thanks to the team at Huffington Post and Cliteracy for spreading awareness and education on the female pleasure center. Watch the video below by Huffington Post’s Cliterate re-educator, Jenny Block and let us know what you think.
Clitorial Anatomy Fast Facts:
- The clitoris is not located inside the vagina. In fact, the “vagina” only refers to the genital opening and passage
- The clitoris has executive tissue that swells when aroused
- The clitoral structure in entirely is actually fairly equal in size to the penis
- The clitoris has twice as many nerve endings as a penis
Image: Huffington Post, Cliteracy Project