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The female orgasm has often been described as elusive, but researchers say they might have discovered how to boost the chances of eliciting the yes, yes, yes. Published in the journal Archives of Sexual Behaviora team of US researchers analysed data collected through an online survey, hosted on the NBC News website, based on responses from more than 52, participants aged between 18 and 65 who were in a relationship with one person. This study highlights much more precisely that there are multiple orgasm gaps.
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In fact, many women -- about one out of three -- have trouble reaching orgasm, periodwhen having sex with a partner. There are multiple factors at play here, not the least of which being it takes the average man a mere three to five minutes to orgasm, while most women need at least So just as she's getting warmed up, he blows his load and leaves her in a pleasure lurch.
I bent down, pressing my hands in the soft mulch on either side of the fungus, and let the air out of my lungs. I was on a plane flying back to Honolulu after nearly a month away when a post on Twitter caught my eye. Holliday and Noah Soule—finding scattered stories about the abstract over the years, but nothing more concrete.
But when? And how? Since Aristotle, researchers have looked for the biological and functional purposes of the female orgasm.
Meet the coregasm, or exercise-induced orgasm. It's just what it sounds like — an orgasm prompted entirely by physical activity of a non-sexual nature. Researchers and fitness enthusiasts have known about coregasms for a long time.
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Billy Crystal may have been shocked when Meg Ryan so effectively—and amusingly—faked an orgasm in a restaurant during the movie When Harry Met Sallybut surveys suggest only one-third of women are regularly fully aroused during intercourse. And although poor partner performance, psychological issues, or physiological shortfalls are often cited as the reason, two evolutionary biologists now offer a provocative new explanation. In a paper published today, they argue that female orgasm is an evolutionary holdover from an ancient system, seen in some other mammals, in which intercourse stimulated important hormonal surges that drive ovulation.