Unlike some animals, human females can have sex any time of the month, and they do not have to orgasm to ovulate or get pregnant. Male-dominated scientific norms mean that much about the female orgasm remains misunderstood, and many harmful myths persist. A female orgasm can be highly pleasurable and occur during masturbation or sexual activity with one or more partners. Scientists are unsure whether it has additional benefits. In this article, we look at why female orgasms occur and what happens during an orgasm.
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It could be clitoral, vaginal, even cervical — or a mix of all three. Direct or indirect stimulation of the clitoris can lead to a clitoral orgasm. Your fingers, palm, or a small vibrator can all help you have a clitoral orgasm. When you feel your pleasure intensify, apply even more pressure to the motion to take yourself over the edge. Although few people are able to climax with vaginal stimulation alone, it sure can be fun trying!
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They never thought I would use it, but I was curious—who wouldn't be? I waited for them all to leave and shut myself in my bedroom. Needless to say, I was hooked at first jolt. It was the very first time my boyfriend and I tried this position where we were both seated, me in his lap. It's still my favorite position!
Ah, the first orgasm. Some women get up close and comfortable with their pleasure at a young age, and can't place a finger on when it all began. But others remember their first big O as a momentous event that happened much later in life, after many years of wondering. This spectrum of experiences isn't too surprising considering that most of us had to learn about sexual pleasure and orgasms from sources like TV or often similarly clueless friends. Thanks a lot, sex ed.