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. This study presents long-term trends and determinants of female orgasms in Finland.
It took Meg Ryan less than a minute to fake it in When Harry Met Sally, but a new study has found that on average it takes women 13 minutes and 25 seconds to have a real orgasm. In research that might have taken the passion out of the moment, women were asked to start a stopwatch when they became sexually aroused, and stop it again when they climaxed. Around one in six of those who took part said they never climaxed during intercourse. Of the rest, the time it took ranged from 5 minutes 42 seconds to just over 21 minutes. Almost nine in ten of those who took part in the research reported longer-lasting sensations when they were positioned on top.
Super-orgasmic women are able to climax more often and more intensely, and now a Channel 4 show has set out to discover why. In new documentary The Super Orgasm, a team of scientists use technology to test four super-orgasmic women — and the results are explosive. Danika, 27, reckons being super-orgasmic with her husband provides much-needed relief from looking after their young children. Another experiment sees Danika pleasuring herself while wearing a helmet to measure her brain waves.
Women aged 36 and over have the best orgasms , according to a new survey. Women in this age group have amazing orgasms, feel most attractive and enjoy sex more than their younger peers, it revealed. The survey of 2, women assessed their sexual satisfaction including frequency of intercourse and satisfaction of partner , attraction self-perceived and in the eyes of their partner as well as orgasm frequency and enjoyment.