Ever feel like handing your partner a map and a flashlight when it comes to locating your erogenous zones? Men and women are different in so many ways and the location of these zones is one more difference.
Erogenous zones are pleasure zones. They are various areas across human bodies that have heightened sensitivity. When touched, stroked or stimulated in some way, they cause sexual arousal or excitement. Just like men and women are different, no two women are alike when it comes to erogenous zones and their personal likes and dislikes. One woman may like caressing in one spot, while another abhors it.
You can find erogenous zones all over, but they tend to be located where the skin is the most sensitive. That makes sense since skin is our largest sensory organ.
One of the main erogenous zones is the genital region. This includes the large and small vulvar lips, the clitoris, the U-spot (a sensitive tissue near the urethral opening) and the G-spot.
The breasts and nipples are pretty common erogenous zones as well.
Other zones are located behind the knees and the inner thighs. That’s because there are a bunch of nerve endings back there.
The anus and backside are also considered erogenous zones by some women.
Both the nape of the neck and the ears are sensitive spots. Just breathing on the neck or whispering in their ears does it for many women.
The feet are an erogenous zone for many women. They enjoy having touching, massaging, licking and stroking. Other women like all that activity on their wrists. Keep in mind however; many women don’t like their feet or wrists touched at all.
The lips, mouth and tongue are erogenous zones for many people – men and women.
The brain can even be called an erogenous zone. It’s because of it that we feel all these intense pleasure sensations. Other erogenous zones might be the eyelids, eyebrows, temples, shoulders, hands, arms and hair.
Random hot spots for some women include the underarms and forearms, the backbone, the navel area, where pubic hair begins, the hips, the crook of the elbows, and between fingers and toes.
Mapping out your personal erogenous zones could make for some fun homework. First assignment: explore which of your body parts are the most sexually responsive. Second assignment, see what it takes in those areas to get aroused and go for it!
Reviewed June 9, 2011
Edited by Alison Stanton