Okay. I guess I'm no so into the word 'vagina'. However, I love vulva! Fun and brilliant! When talking about sex, I'm getting stuck; I think, but I'm really not sure, the vagina is actually part of the vulva? So If I said 'I put a sponge into my vulva' as an umbrella term for vagina, would I be correct anatomy-wise?
The term vulva is the general term referring to all of the outer genitals, of which the vagina is just one of them; here is an article the should help clear things up for you Innies & Outies: The Vagina, Clitoris, Uterus and More . Let us know if you need any clarification on this.
Vulva would include the opening part of the vagina, but the whole vagina still is considered one thing. One suggestion I have for you, since you seem to want to avoid the term vagina, might be to simply say 'inside me' as in 'I placed a tampon inside me' (except when talking with a healthcare professional). Does this help?
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