No other sexual phenomenon is as shrouded in mystery as female ejaculation. Even today the concept of squirting is still often met with scepticism. So is female ejaculation real or merely a stunt invented by the porn industry? Or worse: just pee? And can every woman learn to squirt? We asked the experts.
Female ejaculation: can you teach yourself to squirt during sex?
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In fact, many vagina-owners are probably capable of squirting. Squirting describes the release of fluid from the urethra the tube that carries pee, and in the case of people with penises, semen, out of the body in response to sexual stimulation. Squirting has been recognized by various cultures, from China to Greece, for more than 2, years 1. Squirting is often pleasurable, and sometimes happens at the same time as orgasm 2.
Vaginal fluids released during sex have been documented for 2, years , including in the hundreds-of-years-old Kama Sutra and other ancient sex manuals. How do you do it if you never have before? All excellent questions. The urethra is the tube that carries urine from your bladder to the opening when you pee.
Anything to do with female sexuality has been, and continues to be, taboo in the strongest sense of the word. This is what fuels my work as a sex therapist turned neuroscientist —and exactly what I explore in my Glamour column, Ask. Nan , and in my new book, Why Good Sex Matters. The truth is we probably know just as much if not more about the composition of the fluids that flowed on the surface of Mars billions of years ago than we do about the nature of what is expelled by the human female during sex.