What is the fourchette?

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Emily Nagoski
Emily Nagoski on behalf of Good In Bed
Psychology
The underside of the vagina has a little lip, the fourchette, which is the equivalent of the male frenulum, the single most important part of the penis. It’s the y-shaped junction of the head to the shaft, where the foreskin, if it’s intact, attaches to the shaft. It’s loaded with nerve endings. In some women it’s super sensitive and way worth the effort of finding. If you have given birth, this area may have torn or been cut, which may cause scarring and leave the area sensitive and sometimes sore.
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