What they are and how to use them
Why use vibrators?
Vibrators are fantastic little gadgets for tipping you over the edge into wonderful orgasms. Until you've tried one, you simply won't understand what the fuss is about. Great for partner play, or single sessions, they are a boudoir must-have. Items range from the double stimulating rabbit to G-spot vibrators, waterproof ones, penis rings with vibrating clitoris stimulators, and the hugely popular remote control egg vibrators.
Many women experience their first orgasm using a vibrator and for some, this is the only way they can climax.
Types of vibrators and how to use them
Vibrators come in all shapes and sizes. Many are styled like a penis and are intended for insertion, while some are designed for clitoral stimulation alone and others for dual pleasure, such as simultaneous clit and/or perineum and internal stimulation. If you are ready to explore with vibrators, be adventurous – invest in two or three different types and try them on their own or simultaneously for different sensations.
Vibrators can be used to good effect on a variety of places. Many men love a vibrating sensation on the penis, testicles, perineum and anus, while women may use vibrators to stimulate the clitoris, clitoral hood, vaginal opening, labia and anus. G-spot vibrators have a handy curve for stimulating the front wall of the vagina, where the G-spot is typically located. The G-spot responds better to firm pressure rather than vibration so women usually prefer vibrators made of a firmer material. G-spot vibrators are also great for stimulating a man’s prostate gland, which is sited about 3 inches into the rectum towards the front of the body.
There are many smaller shapes and sizes of vibrators that can be used with ease during
sex with your partner, for instance as a clit stimulator (to give his hands a break) while he penetrates you, or to stimulate his perineum.
People’s preferences with regard to vibration varies widely – some may find a vibrator too strong while others consider it too weak, so be prepared to experiment until you find what suits you.
Dual vibrators provide dual pleasure – the penis-like portion can be inserted vaginally while an extension stimulates the clitoris. Some vibrators are waterproof and great for play in the bath, shower or Jacuzzi. Use lots of lubrication when inserting them while in water as any lubrication tends to get washed away.
Vibrators either have single speed or multi-speed control; the latter are more popular as they allow you to start off gently and increase the buzz at you desire. You can also buy a host of vibrator attachments and stimulators that transform it into another toy altogether. If you’ve never located your G-spot and are too embarrassed to try to direct your partner, a G-spot vibrator is great for exploration at your leisure.
Vibrators shaped like a butterfly (alternatively, a dolphin, dragonfly, etc) that are held in place by elastic straps around the legs and/or waist. The vibrator is attached to a battery pack and is positioned for hands-free stimulation of the clitoris (or other parts) during sex. Some butterfly vibrators have a small penis-like protrusion which can be inserted while a nub stimulates the clitoris.
Dildos are generally shaped and used like a penis. They vary widely in dimensions and appearance, from huge life-like penises made of a material resembling skin, to beautifully-crafted wooden structures or glass s-curve dildos used to stimulate the G-spot. Dildos are handy for masturbation or as an additional, willing appendage during sex with your partner, or they can be strapped into a harness for hands-free stimulation. Double dildos are longer and have a head at each end for you and your partner to insert simultaneously.
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