Sex and relationships educator and author Tracey Cox wades into the great orgasm debate and offers her climax tips. The female orgasm continues to be under intense scrutiny and the subject of extensive scientific interest. Experts endlessly puzzle over the myriad of ways women can orgasm, and the potential obstacles that could be preventing them for hitting the big O.
Orgasms aren't easy for every woman to come by. In fact, research suggests only 18 percent of women reach orgasm during intercourse alone. That is
It's sad, but true: Climaxing for women is anything but easy. If you're struggling, these sneaky problems could be causing issues in the bedroom. Chaining yourself to that desk chair may make your boss happy, but it's bad news for your pelvic muscles.
In fact, many women -- about one out of three -- have trouble reaching orgasm, periodwhen having sex with a partner. There are multiple factors at play here, not the least of which being it takes the average man a mere three to five minutes to orgasm, while most women need at least So just as she's getting warmed up, he blows his load and leaves her in a pleasure lurch.
Despite having the only organ in the human body whose sole function is pleasure, people with clitorises can find it notoriously difficult to have an orgasm. Many people pretend to be experts, but in truth, only a selected few crack the code. Depending on the study, the numbers vary, but about 95 percent of heterosexual men have an orgasm during sex.
To hear a woman say she achieved a vaginal orgasm is a rare occurrence. Historically, there has been a large knowledge gap when it comes to the science of female orgasms. The same study found that less than 1 in 5 women are able to orgasm through vaginal stimulation.
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We were sitting in shelter from the pouring rain, drinking a glass of red wine while nibbling away on cheeses when we started talking about relationships and sexuality. I nodded encouragingly to his words, with a feeling of sadness for this woman. I was raised catholic and had to go to church every sunday.