Skip navigation! Sex is one of the basic pleasures of life, but the orgasm is anything but simple — especially for people with vaginas. The complexity begins with your anatomy.
The pursuit of sexual pleasure is a key motivating factor in sexual activity. Many things can stand in the way of sexual orgasms and enjoyment, particularly among women. These are essential issues of sexual well-being and gender equality.
It's the only thing that feels better than diving into a cool lake on a sweltering day, biting into a juicy cheeseburger when you're starving, or even getting your wallet back after losing it on vacation abroad. An orgasm is that good. Which is why it bites that it doesn't happen more often.
We respect your privacy. The female orgasm continues to be the subject of intense scientific interest. Doctors puzzle over the different means by which women can achieve orgasm, and the things that can prevent orgasm in women.
But I was always unsure. How do you know if that was it? Was that it?
Whether or not female orgasm can help you get pregnant is unclear. Obviously, you can get pregnant without a female orgasm. It happens all the time.
Clue is on a mission to help you understand your body, periods, ovulation, and so much more. Start tracking today. Historically, in Western countries, female orgasms have been highly scrutinized. Orgasms were sometimes seen as unhealthy or wrong.
Orgasms don't always come easy, but thanks to the wildly subjective nature of human pleasure, there are so, so many ways to reach that "O. Now, "different orgasms," doesn't really mean different types of climax, so much as different ways to evoke the sensation. Sheila Loanzon, M.