Petting (Necking)

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Last reviewed: 20.11.2021

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Erogenic zones are widely used not only in normal sex life, but also in petting. Under the petting it is customary to understand all sorts of affectionate caresses, causing a sharp excitement, and sometimes leading both partners or one of them to orgasm. Petting is used by women to protect themselves from unwanted pregnancies, and in some cases also virgins, for various reasons not wanting defloration.

By the degree of the range of caresses, light, shallow and deep petting are distinguished. To an easy surface petting, you can include any flirtation, coquetry, hugs, kisses, irritation of the mammary glands. Deep petting already includes contacts with the sexual organs.

According to GS Vasilchenko, under the petting is meant deliberate causing of orgasm by artificial excitation of erogenous zones in conditions of bilateral sexual contact, which excludes direct contact of the genitals. Superficial petting only sharply excites and does not always bring to orgasm. GS Vasilchenko attributed this position not to petting, but to frustration (frustratio - deception, failure), but after all, deep petting also does not always end in orgasm. Despite the desire of one of the partners to get an orgasm, the case is also limited by frustration, but from this all manipulations do not cease to be a deep petting.

Petting is now common in countries where official marriage is highly valued anatomical virginity of a young girl, even if corrupted. In the technique of petting, the following forms are distinguished among American youth: a superficial kiss, a deep tongue kiss, irritation of the breast, a kiss and sucking of the nipples, manual excitation of the female genitalia, manual stimulation of the male genitalia, oral contact with the female genitalia, oral contact with the male genitalia, bilateral oral- genital contact (simultaneously cunnilingus and minette), known as "amour croise", French love and "69".

The last phase of the petting - a superficial coitus with a virgin without defloration - GS Vasilchenko excludes from the petting, referring it to the so-called "vestibular coitus."

In the study of scientists, 77% of respondents reported that they resorted to petting, 19% of them to deep, and according to DN Zheltakov, there were 24.7% of such poludevs.

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