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6 Types of Orgasms and How to Reach Them

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Each person has unique erogenous zones and genital sensitivity, meaning there is no universal way to orgasm. There are 3 common ways of reaching your big O, but your body is not limited to them. “There are several reliable paths to orgasm,” says Dr. Britney Blair. And all paths leading to your bliss are good.

You may find that some points of pleasure are better for you than others. Want to explore more types? We’ve got you covered! Keep reading to discover 6 types of orgasms you may want to try. The categories are External Clitoral, Internal Vaginal, Anal, Nipple, Erogenous Zone, and Cerebral.

External Clitoral

The clitoris is the hot spot of pleasure located at the top of the vulva. Under the surface, these nerves spread like a butterfly throughout your vulva, clitoral hood, vagina, and pelvic floor muscles. With about 15,000 nerve endings, it is a very sensitive and pleasurable area.

About 75% of people with a vulva require more than penetration to orgasm, and that’s where external clitoral stimulation is pivotal. (10) Forms of stimulation to try: oral sex, sex toys like vibrators, forms of indirect contact like over the panties, grinding, or dry humping.