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.
7 Surprising Facts About Female Orgasm
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Weak or Absent Orgasm
Like many aspects of sex, intensity of orgasm can depend on the individual as well as the situation. Here are some of the more common reasons orgasms might become less powerful:. Levels of sex hormones decline for both men and women as they get older. For women, estrogen decreases at menopause are more abrupt.
Is this normal or is it anything to worry about? Can I improve sensation in any way? I had read somewhere that reduced sensation at orgasm could be a sign of prostate problems. Is this true? Research shows that as they grow older men do tend to have slightly less intense sensations at orgasm.