Your A to Z of sexual terms

Children learn a lot about relationships from their mothers.
Children learn a lot about relationships from their mothers.

EVEN though we’re sexual beings, sex is one of the topics we try by all means to avoid talking about. We all know the traditional missionary position but there is more that we don’t know or are too embarrassed to ask when we see sexual acts in movies. We take a look at the A to Z of our sex lives.

ANAL SEX: This is sexual intercourse involving the penetration of the anus.

BONDAGE: Sexual role-play that includes performance of power and submission.

CONSENT: If your partner wants sex, they should ask for your permission.

DISCHARGE: It’s a fluid made by glands inside the vagina and cervix.

EJACULATION: It happens when an aroused man has an orgasm and releases semen

FOREPLAY: Helps to increase sexual arousal and prepare the body for intercourse.

G -SPOT: This is the area inside a woman’s vagina that can give her a lot of pleasure.

HORNY: This refers to when you are aroused and want to get intimate.

INCEST: Sexual relations between people who are closely related such as family.

JOCK ITCH: A common fungal skin infection affecting the genitals, buttocks and thighs.

KISSING: The act of pressing your lips against another person or object.

LIBIDO: It’s the amount or frequency at which a person desires to engage in sex.

MASTURBATION: Sexually arousing yourself to a point of reaching orgasm.

NIPPLE PLAY: This is another source of pleasure when playing with the nipples.

ORGASM: It’s the feeling of intense sexual pleasure that happens during sex.

PANSEXUAL: A person who has sexual, physical and spiritual attraction for both genders.

QUEEF: The sound made when a small amount of air is forced out of the vjayjay.

RIMMING: It’s sucking, licking, kissing, penetrating with the tongue on your partner’s anus.

SIXTY-NINE: A position for two people to give each other oral sex at the same time.

TEA BAGGING: A sexual act of a man placing his scrotum in the mouth of his partner.

URETHRA: A tube that carries urine from the bladder to outside the body.

VIBRATOR: A sex toy that is used on the body to produce erotic stimulation.

WET DREAM: An orgasm during sleep that includes ejaculation or vaginal wetness.

X-RATED: Pornographic or sexual in nature. ‘X’ is the most censorious rating.

YEAST INFECTION: Is caused by an overgrowth of a natural yeast in the vagina.

ZZZ: Is commonly defined as a sound used to suggest the sound of sleep or snoring.

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