You get an orgasm, you get an orgasm, you get an orgasm! August McLaughlin is a writer, sex-positive advocate, and frequent speaker on sexuality and gender issues. Her brand and podcast, Girl Boner, is all about recognizing and embracing female sexual pleasure for the powerful and necessary! The most iconic moment of pleasure, of course, is the orgasm. That's exactly why, here, McLaughlin shares an excerpt from her book, Girl Boner: The Good Girl's Guide to Sexual Empowerment , about the seven different types of orgasms women can have, from G-spot orgasms to back- gasms yes, really! Read up, be amazed, then go forth and O-in whichever way you like. In my opinion, there are two basic types of orgasms women experience: spectacular and especially spectacular.
Fact #2: It’s possible to have an orgasm and not know it.
Given the amount of pop culture and media devoted to sex, it might seem like the facts are pretty clear. The proliferation of these myths leads not only to sexual dissatisfaction, but serious self-esteem issues. According to one study , more than 60 percent of women have faked an orgasm during intercourse or oral sex. Many of these women were motivated by fear of intimacy, insecurities about sexual functioning, or the desire to get sex over with. When popular culture typically portrays women achieving effortless, earth-shattering orgasms with every sexual encounter, many men and women are left with a poor understanding of the complexities of female sexuality. Here are seven facts about female orgasms that will improve your understanding of female sexuality. Only about 25 percent of women can achieve orgasm through intercourse alone; most need clitoral stimulation as well. Without high arousal the chances that orgasm will come from intercourse are slim. Not all orgasms involve the classic signs — sweating, rapid breathing, and muscle contractions. They can be much more subtle and mild, producing the sensation of gentle relaxation after arousal.
News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. UP to a third of women say they struggle to achieve orgasms through sexual intercourse. But pleasure should be on the cards regardless — because sex experts have identified SEVEN different ways a woman can orgasm. The most common, and easily achieved, type of orgasm. Feelings start in the clitoris and send waves of pleasure through the body. Nipple stimulation engages the same pleasure centres as the clitoris.
Skip navigation! Meg O'Donnell. Sure, orgasms feel good — but what do they look like? We commissioned seven women photographers to create an image capturing what sexual pleasure means to them. The photographers took the brief and went for it.