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Let’s talk about squirting! Squirting happens when fluid is released from the urethra of a person with a vulva during sexual activity. It can happen at the time of orgasm, before or after. It can come out in a little squirt that you might not even notice, or it can gush out and totally wet the mattress. We know that squirting is a real thing, but more scientific research is needed for us to fully understand it, as there are still many unanswered questions.
One common question about squirting is: Is the fluid pee? Research suggests that it is not pee since it has a different chemical makeup. Some scientists believe the fluid comes from the Skene’s glands (which may be related to the prostate). When a person squirts a large amount of fluid it is possible that some of it comes from the bladder, but we don’t know for sure yet.
Why do some people want to learn to squirt? Some folks say that squirting makes their orgasm feel stronger, although others say it doesn’t feel any different. If you're curious about seeing if you can squirt and trying it out as a fun project - go for it! If you feel like you 'should' be able to, or you're doing it just because your partner wants you to - this is not an enjoyable headspace and you might consider setting the project aside. If you want to try to squirt, here are some suggestions. For many, g-spot stimulation is the most effective way to make it happen. The g-spot can be massaged with a g-spot toy or with finger tips. Squirters will also say that you need to release the pelvic muscles at the right moment for squirting to happen. If you’re trying to learn to squirt, have patience, and keep hydrated!
We live in a diverse world: some people wish they could squirt and try in vain to make it happen, while some people squirt easily but find it inconvenient and wish they could control it. If squirting is putting a damper on your sex life, try laying down a towel, purchasing a Facsinator Throw from Liberator, or even putting down puppy pads to make cleanup easier.