But how often do we hear the nitty-gritty of how we can actually better understand our deepest desires and most embarrassing questions? Bustle has enlisted Vanessa Marin, a sex therapist , to help us out with the details. No gender, sexual orientation, or question is off limits, and all questions remain anonymous. Q: I have never been able to orgasm during sex. Intercourse feels amazing; I particularly like vigorous, deep thrusting. I always worry I'm taking too long so I just let him finish.
Psst—you over there. Guess what? We're going to talk about orgasms. Specifically, the female orgasm. Orgasms are just as important to a woman's health as using dental floss. You want to experience them to their fullest, but you can't do that unless you're in the know about what exactly a female orgasm is, how you reach your climax, and what happens to your body when it experiences one.
10 Surprising Facts About Orgasms You Really Want to Know
The research was carried out by online sex-toy store Lovehoney to celebrate National Orgasm Day on July Another recent study found seven in ten British women experience multiple orgasms with some achieving as many as 20 in a hot night of passion. But the cream of the crop, two per cent, report being able to climax 20 times in a single session while eight per cent claimed to have more than ten during sex. Celebrity sexual health couple Dr David Delvin and Dr Christine Webber asked 1, women aged between 20 to 24 about their orgasms in an online survey. Despite the majority regularly achieving between one and four orgasms, four out of five were unable to reach orgasm through penetration alone and require clitoral stimulation.
It is believed to be a similar experience for men and women because the penis and clitoris are made from the same tissue and are connected to the brain and spinal chord by the pudendal chord. It is the physical and emotional climax of intercourse, and consists of involuntary muscle contractions in the anus, lower pelvis and sexual organs, accompanied by a sudden release of endorphins. People have more orgasms the younger they are. In 's Sexual Behavior in the Human Male, Alfred Kinsey reported that men had an average intercourse frequency of four times per week when they were , three times per week at age 30, twice per week at age 40 and less than once per week at Men typically require two to ten minutes of intercourse to reach orgasm.