More than 50 percent of American adults say they are unsatisfied with their sex lives. Dr. Laura Berman, a sex therapist and the founder of the Berman Institute for Sexual Health, says knowing your own body is a huge contributor to sexual satisfaction. "If you want [your partner] to be inside your vagina, you've got to be comfortable with your vagina too," she says.
The first step toward being comfortable with the female anatomy is using the correct terminology, Dr. Berman says. "Va-jay-jay's very cute. However, I encourage people to use the real terms," she says. "A lot of people use 'va-jay-jay' because they're too uncomfortable to actually say 'vulva' or 'clitoris' or 'vagina.'" Dr. Berman also says you should teach your children the correct anatomical names. "That's the earliest sex education for them," she says.