Please refresh the page and retry. The reasons for this are many, but what is genuinely surprising is that the orgasm gap is not that difficult to close. I researched the topic for my book More Orgasms Please: Why Female Pleasure Matters , and its accompanying podcast, The Hotbed , and I discovered that what women need in bed is not anything fancy like posh underwear or a daring location, but some easy-to-action basics which, though they may sound desperately unsexy on the surface, can have some seriously sexy results. Busy lives, too much caffeine and staying up later than you intended to watch Netflix can make it harder for women to orgasm.
The 'orgasm gap': Why it exists and what women can do about it
5 ways men and women can close the 'orgasm gap'
The orgasm is widely regarded as the peak of sexual excitement. It is a powerful feeling of physical pleasure and sensation, which includes a discharge of accumulated erotic tension. Overall though, not a great deal is known about the orgasm, and over the past century, theories about the orgasm and its nature have shifted dramatically. For instance, healthcare experts have only relatively recently come round to the idea of the female orgasm, with many doctors as recently as the s claiming that it was normal for women not to experience them.
University of Michigan researchers who randomly assigned men to read a vignette where they imagined that an attractive woman either did or did not orgasm during sex with them found many would say unsurprisingly that men felt more masculine, and reported higher sexual esteem when they imagined the woman climaxed. None of this is necessarily bad for women. But she wondered, is something else behind the rhetoric? For their study, the pair developed an experiment, the Imagined Orgasm Exercise.
Full Coverage: Latest news and analysis on the Trump impeachment inquiry. According to a study from the Archives of Sexual Behavior that looked at over 52, adults in the U. Picture a flower with closed petals. Within the flower is a nub that branches down into two bulbous legs. The clitoris is the only organ in the human body solely responsible for sexual pleasure.