By Helen Thomson. Come to think of it, the answer may be best kept to yourself. You may have heard that it was banned from being shown in British porn films last year.
Anorgasmia is the medical term for regular difficulty reaching orgasm after ample sexual stimulation. The lack of orgasms distresses you or interferes with your relationship with your partner. Orgasms vary in intensity, and women vary in the frequency of their orgasms and the amount of stimulation needed to trigger an orgasm.
But when? And how? Since Aristotle, researchers have looked for the biological and functional purposes of the female orgasm.
But how do women know for sure if they are climaxing? What if the sensation they have associated with climax is actually one of the the early foothills of arousal? And how does a woman know if she has had an orgasm?
Here's how to inoculate ourselves against negative ones. Verified by Psychology Today. The Mating Game.
Error: This is required. Error: Not a valid value. It's not uncommon for a woman to never have experienced an orgasm during sexual activity.
The use of medical language mystifies human experience, increasing dependence on professionals and experts. If sexuality becomes fundamentally a matter of vasocongestion and myotonia… personal experience requires expert interpretation and explanation. Freud, as brilliant as he was, defined just two types of female orgasm— vaginal and clitoral.
They are often associated with other involuntary actions, including muscular spasms in multiple areas of the body, a general euphoric sensation and, frequently, body movements and vocalizations. Human orgasms usually result from physical sexual stimulation of the penis in males typically accompanying ejaculation and of the clitoris in females. The health effects surrounding the human orgasm are diverse.