Orgasm or not. Can sex still be fulfilling for women?
This article states that up to 75% of all women do not experience orgasm through intercourse alone. It also suggests that the reason women do not have orgasm is because they are distracted by other thoughts. In the heterosexual relationships mentioned in the article, it is noted that guys get upset when the women they are having intercourse with do not have an orgasm. The cycle continues with women feeling responsible to gratify their partner with an orgasm. Sound familiar?
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What the article fails to mention, even though it suggests some biological research, is that a woman’s brain, specifically the part that seats fear and anxiety- the amygdala, needs to be deactivated before the pleasure centers can trigger an orgasm. Learn more by coming to a free talk at Boulder Sex Therapy.
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