All rights reserved. Ever pondered the science behind orgasms or wondered how they boost your health or change with age? Probably not — especially when you're smack-dab in the middle of one.
The safe environment Troeller and Schneider created enabled the collaborators to deliver extraordinarily candid revelations about their sexual and erotic lives from the early years through the present day. Schneider asked each subject the same five questions and audiotaped her answers. Troeller photographed the women immediately after their responses to capture their spontaneous emotional and physical states.
This week I started having flashbacks to the hookup hysteria of a few years back. The original report, if you can even call it that, claimed to be about a recent study out of Rutgers University, but much of the content -- especially about how orgasms cause a flood of oxytocin, commonly referred to as the "cuddle drug," that makes women indiscriminately fall in love -- was attributed to a U. This bait-and-switch threw me for a loop, but I eventually tracked down the researcher who inspired these grand, sweeping statements.
They are the most powerful feeling of sexual pleasure and release. The issue? Well, nowhere nearly enough women around the world are reaping the succulent fruits that come from having a juicy orgasm. One study showed that only 25 percent of women are consistently orgasmic during vaginal intercourse.
We know that women face a number of challenges to achieving equality. In the boardroom, we face the wage gap. And in the bedroom: The orgasm gap.
It's well known that boys going through puberty will often experience "wet dreams", but did you know it can happen to women too? It causes an increase of blood flow to your lady bits, and that combined with the total relaxation that comes with being fast asleep, allows your body to reach climax with no added help. But while sleep orgasms are out of your control, there are seven different types that blokes can treat their partners to.
Skip navigation! This story was originally published on August 1, Orgasm can be an elusive goal for many women.
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The first time you had an orgasm story is probably far better than the first time you had sex story. And TBH, they hardly ever overlap. In fact, it's quite possible your first orgasm wasn't with another person at all, but from masturbation.