What You Didn't Know About Your Vagina

Translated from Latin, the word “vagina” (vagina) means “sheath of the sword.” In ancient times, this term was often used in rude jokes. For a long time, the female vagina was talked about as something vulgar and indecent. The term “vagina” gained respectability when it came to be used in anatomy. For centuries, the vagina has denoted the female genital organ, which connects the labia and clitoris to the uterus. However, the female genitals have never received as much attention as the male penis. It was only in the last few decades that the situation began to change. The meaning of the word “vagina” has taken on a kind of magic. Despite the fact that the vagina is located inside our body, and not outside, as in men, this organ has an aesthetic appeal. And since the attitude towards the vagina has changed, scientists and women themselves have revealed a lot of interesting facts related to this organ. Here are some of the most interesting ones:

  • the size of the female vagina in an excited state changes, like the size of the penis. In an excited woman, the cervix moves deeper into the abdominal cavity, making the vagina longer. The walls of the vagina are highly elastic tissues that can stretch widely;
  • stretching the walls of the vagina in an unexcited state causes discomfort in a woman. When excited, the tissues begin to stretch on their own, which is a pleasure;
  • in an unexcited state, the depth of the vagina in most women is 9-10 cm, the diameter is no more than 2.5 cm. In the excited state, the depth of the vagina is up to 15.5 cm, the diameter is up to 6 cm. cm, diameter – up to 7.5 cm;
  • about 90% of women in an excited state will not feel any discomfort when having sex with a man whose penis is 22 cm long and 9 cm in circumference;
  • there is a term “vaginal accommodation”. This term means that with constant sexual contact with the same man, the size of the woman’s vagina adapts to the size of his penis;
  • in 90% of cases, the size of a woman’s vagina is directly proportional to her height. In women of small stature, the size of the vagina is smaller than in tall women. However, there are exceptions;
  • Throughout a woman’s life, the size of the vagina can change. This occurs, as a rule, due to events such as childbirth and artificial termination of pregnancy;
  • the inner walls of the vagina, contrary to popular belief, are characterized by very low sensitivity. Less than 15% of women are able to feel a touch on the walls of the vagina. Vagina monologuesThis is confirmed by the practice of using tampons – women absolutely do not feel them inside, and some even forget about them;
  • in addition to the well-known sexual function, the woman’s vagina provides protection against infections, participates in labor, promotes the removal of dead cells of the vaginal epithelium;
  • the female vagina is described and extolled in many modern works of art – books, paintings, theater. Yves Enzler’s play “The Vagina Monologues” gained immense popularity, in which the viewer learns about the many taboos associated with the female vagina. The image of the female vagina is also often found in modern sculpture.