But variety really is the spice of life. You wouldn't eat the same three meals every day, nor would you wear the same outfit over and over. Before getting started, it helps to understand what an orgasm actually is. Each climax can feel different in terms of intensity and duration, depending on how and what part of your body is being aroused, she says.
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I mean, I can literally count on one hand how many studies have been conducted regarding female-related health issues, anyway. But from what little info we do have, we know one v important thing: Only 18 percent of women can reach orgasm during penetrative sex alone. So, hello, all of you who fall into that other 82 percentage. But first, let me call out all of the reasons you may have thought you were not in the majority: For one, poor—no, terrible!!!
We include products we think are useful for our readers. If you buy through links on this page, we may earn a small commission. But they exist, and with a little awareness and attention, you can get the Os you deserve, from the fireworks-on-display kind to the calm oh-my-gods. When you find yourself missing out on the Big O, there are three likely culprits: expectations, communication, and method.
Jane Chalmers does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. Read more: From reproducers to 'flutters' to 'sluts': tracing attitudes to women's pleasure in Australia. When women orgasm, their pelvic floor muscles contract rhythmically and involuntarily. These contractions are thought to help move blood out of erect tissues of the clitoris and vulva, allowing them to return to their usual flaccid floppy state.