The female orgasm can be a mysterious and intimidating prospect. That can be a bit of a blow to the ego. And what makes it so complicated? Turns out, quite a lot. We have to get a lot more going in our sex equation to make that happen.
Here's our step-by-step guide to giving her an orgasm in minutes. Gentlemen, start her engine. It can be done. Sexologists at the Kinsey Institute in the US found that the average woman can orgasm after minutes of sex. Research in the Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy found — somewhat unsurprisingly — that women with an increased likelihood of orgasm demanded more time between the sheets.
Photo by Guille Faingold. The data for the study was gleaned from a survey of 1, women ages 18 to These women answered questions about their personal experiences with pleasure—the role of clitoral stimulation in orgasm, whether all orgasms are created equal, and how many women are actually reaching orgasm through intercourse. While the exploration of human sexuality is always an area of great interest, this study in particular speaks volumes about the progress we've made in gender equality and reminds us how much there is still to learn about the nature of female pleasure.