No one actually needs to rally for the wonders of an orgasm when there's enough research—as psychologist and sex therapist Mary Jo Rapini explains—that the tremor-inducing release of serotonin and endorphins can boost the immune system and decrease stress and anxiety. But when there's still a wide "pleasure gap" to bridge today—the term describing the slim number of women who experience orgasms during sex in relation to men—the main question is how. Below, we consulted advice from across the scientific spectrum, from medical studies to sexperts to sex therapists, on ways to enhance the female orgasm and feel connected to your partner without giving up your primal right to come. A study in the journal Hormones and Behavior shows that an increases in the "love drug" oxytocin helped couples have more intense orgasms.
10 Tips For Having The Most Intense Orgasm Of Your Life
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The expectations surrounding giving and having orgasms can make people feel inadequate or even strangers to their own bodies, especially for those who have never had an orgasm. Everybody wants to have better orgasms , longer orgasms , faster orgasms , more intense orgasms , g-spot vs. Being able to get your partner or yourself to climax over and over again has become a standard qualifier for good sex versus bad sex. Shocking, right? This was groundbreaking.
This is a shame, because most men could use some help in the bedroom, both when it comes to pleasing their partner and making their own orgasms stronger. Because you're not likely to get much advice from your friends, we spent some time chatting with sexologists and poring over the latest research to see what we could find. In the end, we came up with nine effective ways for men to take their orgasms to the next level.
Happy National Orgasm Day! Yup, July 31 is the one day of the year dedicated to praising orgasms. Although fun holidays like this one and others in the same vein—National Margarita Day, anyone? And when it comes to National Orgasm Day, the best way to celebrate is by hanging out in bed or in the kitchen, or on the living room rug, or some other inventive locale and having an experience that redefines the word "climax.