Women hear a lot about their erogenous zones, but many of them are not sure exactly where they are located. An erogenous zone is described as a part of a man or woman’s body that becomes aroused when touched in a stimulating manner. While women will respond differently to stimulation, her erogenous zones will generally remain the same.
Types of Erogenous Zones
There are three types of erogenous zones, and every woman will respond differently to these areas being kissed and caressed. Most women have found that the best way to find out what stimulates them is to simply explore the different zones with their partners. The three erogenous zones are,
- Primary Zones
In a woman, the primary erogenous zones are her clitoris and vagina, and the standard definition of this zone is simply any organ that releases an orgasm when it is stimulated. Usually a woman’s vagina produces an orgasm when her G spot is stimulated, and the clitoris can be aroused by touching or other types of circular motions. Men achieve arousal and an orgasm when their penis is stimulated through intercourse or masturbation.
- Secondary Zones
Stimulating these areas may not always cause an orgasm, but they can result in arousal and sexual desire. The secondary zones on women include the area around the vagina, along with her breasts, anus, and nipples. Some men also include their nipples in their secondary erogenous zones, and almost all can experienced arousal by having their anus stimulated.
- Potential Zones
These areas will differ from person to person, and their primary purpose is to help stimulate the primary erogenous zones. While some women find their ears are extremely sensitive and can help with sexual desire, other women might prefer their neck or arms being touched. Part of the fun of the potential zones is for couples to discover them together.
How Do Erogenous Zones Develop?
Erogenous zones can develop in two different ways, either naturally throughout childhood and puberty or learned through pleasurable experiences. Primary and secondary zones are generally similar in women, with clitoral and vaginal stimulation resulting in an orgasm in most women. The potential erogenous zones develop once a woman has blossomed sexually. These zones can vary in women, and are usually discovered through sexual exploration.
In a recent study, researchers are also learning that a person’s erogenous zones can be influenced by the amount of attention they receive during early childhood. The study suggested that children who received more physical contact from their mothers had more confidence in the bedroom and a greater number of erogenous zones. Researchers believe that the skin to skin contact babies have with their mothers will help their sensory perception to increase*. This leads to more erogenous zones, and an easier ability to reach an orgasm.
Do Erogenous Zones Always Give Pleasure?
Erogenous zones may not always give you pleasure. Women who are stressed or fatigued may not only find it difficult to have an orgasm, but also to respond to any type of sexual stimulation. One of the best ways to enjoy sexual intercourse, to have your erogenous zones caressed is to simply relax before and during foreplay. Taking a hot bath or spending a few minutes in a yoga pose can help your body unwind and help get the blood circulating to your vaginal area. Once your a relaxed, your erogenous zones should be able to give you plenty of pleasures.
Advice on The Erogenous Zones
The erogenous zones are highly sensitive when you are aroused, especially the clitoris and vagina. While it may feel wonderful having these areas stimulated during foreplay, they will be extremely sensitive after an orgasm. Many men will find the head of the penis is extremely sensitive, and women may find that it is almost painful to touch their clitoris once their orgasm is over. To prevent any unpleasant sensations from ruining the moment, it is important to simply to relax simply and let your breathing return to normal. This stage is known as the refractory period, and it can last for a few or several minutes.
Both men and women have erogenous zones though in general women normally have more of them. These areas are designed to give men and women pleasure, and discovering all of your sensitive places can be fun for you and your partner. It is important to remember that not all women are the same, and everyone will not have the same potential erogenous zones. Simply enjoy yourself with your partner and enjoy finding all of the sensitive areas of your body.