No one actually needs to rally for the wonders of an orgasm when there's enough research—as psychologist and sex therapist Mary Jo Rapini explains—that the tremor-inducing release of serotonin and endorphins can boost the immune system and decrease stress and anxiety. But when there's still a wide "pleasure gap" to bridge today—the term describing the slim number of women who experience orgasms during sex in relation to men—the main question is how. Below, we consulted advice from across the scientific spectrum, from medical studies to sexperts to sex therapists, on ways to enhance the female orgasm and feel connected to your partner without giving up your primal right to come.
This is a shame, because most men could use some help in the bedroom, both when it comes to pleasing their partner and making their own orgasms stronger. Because you're not likely to get much advice from your friends, we spent some time chatting with sexologists and poring over the latest research to see what we could find. In the end, we came up with nine effective ways for men to take their orgasms to the next level.
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.
Between cuffing season, the holidays, and all the nights spent indoors watching Netflix, winter is rife with opportunities to get intimate with your significant other and partner or no partner, there's nothing wrong with a little DIY-action too. If you're looking to turn it up a notch this season, look no further than PopSugar's expert-approved list of tips to enhance your next orgasm. The publication tapped sex expertsdoctors, and women to get their take on the most effective ways to intensify the female orgasm whether you're alone or with a partner. Don't stop after your first orgasm, even if your body feels sensitive.
Happy National Orgasm Day! Yup, July 31 is the one day of the year dedicated to praising orgasms. Although fun holidays like this one and others in the same vein—National Margarita Day, anyone?
Sure, exercise is a great way to relieve stress and improve your sleep. But so is enjoying a little one-on-one time with you and your body. Masturbation is a safe and natural way to feel good, discover what gets you hot, and release built-up sexual tension.
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.
You can still have a great time without having one. Which is why the first tip on our guide to having better orgasms is experimenting, and being open to trying new things. I asked the masturbation geniuses behind OMGYes for their tips on having the best orgasms, and their response was eye-opening. What was really interesting is how specific each of the women were about what works for them.
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. And alongside all of that, experimenting is required.
When it comes to giving the girl you are with a truly incredible and memorable orgasm, there is a lot you need to know. You will first need to learn quite a few things before you can be the stud she needs you to be in the bedroom. The more of this information you get, the happier you will make her. And the happier you make your girl in the bedroom, the more enjoyment you will both get out of having sex.