Orgasms are one of our favorite topics around these parts. Whether we're sharing flirty sex tips to get you there with a partner or gossiping about the latest toy that will give you a hand during solo play, dishing about our OH! But what about the male orgasm?
When Sara Radin, a year-old writer in Brooklyn, started hooking up at age 16, she had a secret: She would orgasm while she and her partners were making out, and, by the time they got to sex, she was no longer interested in continuing. While premature orgasm is a phenomenon you most often hear about as it occurs for men, a study in Sexologies documented it for women. Over three percent experienced it so often that they met the criteria for female premature orgasm: frequently or always orgasming before they intended, a lack of control over their orgasms, and distress and relationship problems as a result.
The male orgasm is a complex experience. The major function of the male orgasm is to ejaculate sperm, although not all men will ejaculate during an orgasm. Beyond delivering pleasure, the role of the female orgasm is less clear, although it may help move the sperm closer toward the ovum egg. In the s, Alfred Kinsey, the first scientist to study human sexuality in detail, described the orgasm as "an explosive discharge of neuromuscular tension.
If you struggle to keep going in the bedroom and sexual intercourse generally lasts less than two minutes before you reach orgasm, it sounds like you might be suffering from premature ejaculation PE. PE can cause significant emotional distress and impact relationships, but rest assured you are not alone. An estimated 30 per cent of men suffer from premature ejaculation at some point in their life, but there are effective treatments if you seek professional help.
Yeah, right. The reality is that male orgasm is not a guarantee. Have you struggled with orgasm for your entire life, or have there been recent changes?
Everyone wants great sex. There's no denying the mental and physical benefits of a sweet sack session. But what is it about sex that men and women crave the most?
Premature ejaculation occurs when a man ejaculates sooner during sexual intercourse than he or his partner would like. Premature ejaculation is a common sexual complaint. Estimates vary, but as many as 1 out of 3 men say they experience this problem at some time.
But how often do we hear the nitty-gritty of how we can actually better understand our deepest desires and most embarrassing questions? Bustle has enlisted Vanessa Marin, a sex therapistto help us out with the details. No gender, sexual orientation, or question is off limits, and all questions remain anonymous.