In a world obsessed with the goodies between your legs, it's easy to forget about the major erogenous zone above your waist: your nipples. Barring certain factors such as breast reductions and upper-body surgery Behold: the nipple orgasm. What exactly is a nipple orgasm, you ask? Janet Brito , PhD, a sexologist and clinical psychologist in Honolulu, defines nipple orgasms as "a pleasurable release of sexual arousal, centered on nipple stimulation and not caused by stimulating the clitoris [or penis] directly.
My erogenous zones, like millions of people's, include my nipples. And like any special patch of so-labeled skin, stimulated nipples invoke wickedly erotic sensibilities. The exact feeling is hard to pin down: it's like floating, like fire, like flying, like high vibrations, like trees swaying in the breeze, like the perfect temperature of water, like the best bubble bath. But orgasms are ultimately controlled by our brains. And if you're closed-minded, you're shattering the tools that make orgasms -- and, by extension, nipple orgasms -- possible. Believe me: you do not want to do that.
Everything You’ve Ever Wondered About Nipple-Only Orgasms
Created for Greatist by the experts at Healthline. Read more. You can actually orgasm through various erogenous zones, including your nipples.
A lot of what we see in pop culture suggests that the only way women can orgasm is by stimulating the vaginal area. Nipples, when played with, can set off fireworks throughout your body. Enough stimulation, and you can even reach that big O.