7 body parts whose names you need to practice saying

Yes, we’re giving you homework

Someday, maybe not soon, but someday, you will need to go to a health care provider because one or more of the areas listed below needs medical attention. On that day, you really do not want to be saying to your doctor things like, “My coochie meow meow itches” or, “My dingleberries have a rash.” Not only will your provider not know what you’re talking about, but it’s just not a great look for an adult to be too embarrassed to say the names of their own body parts.

So yeah, you’ve got homework. Practice saying each of the words on this list 10 times. Once you’ve mastered that, practice in front of someone else (someone who consents to this exercise, please) to up the ante a little bit. And if that feels easy to you, practice saying to someone else, “My _____ feels warm and fuzzy.”

  1. Vulva
  2. Anus
  3. Penis
  4. Areola
  5. Scrotum
  6. Perineum
  7. Clitoris

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