A leading blog on the science of sex, love, and relationships, written by social psychologist Dr. Justin Lehmiller. Why have the findings varied so much? According to a new study published in the Archives of Sexual Behavior , part of the reason may be due to the fact that the questions researchers have been asking have been somewhat ambiguous. It matters a lot. This is problematic because it means that different women may be interpreting the question in different ways some may assume intercourse includes clitoral stimulation, while others may not , and that could be leading to inconsistency in research findings.
Almost 80% of women don’t orgasm from penetrative sex
The Female Orgasm: How it Works
If you've ever wondered what the hell was going on with your ability to orgasm sometimes and other times not at all, you're not alone. I spoke with Carol Queen , staff sexologist and researcher at Good Vibrations, a feminist adult toy shop and education center in San Francisco, to bust the biggest misconceptions about having an orgasm. The myth: Women can't orgasm from anal sex. The truth: "Some women definitely orgasm during anal, something many people believe only men can do, because of the sexual sensitivity of the prostate," Queen says. A big reason many women are turned off to anal sex, she says, is that many men aren't very good at it. Also, the person being entered is the one in charge and always gets to say when, how fast, how hard, how long.
The 8 Biggest Misconceptions About Female Orgasms
Author Emma Koenig spoke to The Times about the gulf between men's perception of the pleasure they give women - and what women actually feel during sex. So it's no surprise that 72 per cent of women admitted that their partner climaxes but makes no attempt to help them finish. Tut-tut, boys!
Goddesses N. Those interested in furthering their knowledge will find many valuable resources online. Surprisingly not only men, but also more than a few women don't completely understand or appreciate the process. The questions are innumerable