Here Are 10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Orgasms

Here Are 10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Orgasms

These facts will make you explode…

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You might think you know everything about your body and what it does when you’re worked up, but there’s actually a lot of fascinating facts about the orgasm that we are not familiar with! But we’re not afraid to say what others won’t, so we’re about to expand your knowledge on some of the strange and shocking things you didn’t know about orgasms.

1. It’s not normal to have an orgasm everytime

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If you do, then lucky you! But it’s a misconception that we all have the pleasure of pleasure every time.

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study in the Journal of Sexual Medicine found that women only orgasm 62.9% of the time with a familiar partner, while men orgasm 85.1% of the time!

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2. According to a study, lesbians orgasm more than heterosexual or bisexual women

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The research from the study showed that lesbian women were finishing 74.7% of the time with a familiar partner.

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Whereas heterosexual women were orgasming 61.6% of the time and bisexual women 58% of the time!

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3. Some women will never ever orgasm from penetration

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Guys, are you listening? It’s true. Some girls will just never get there.

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But there’s a lot of sense behind why. Sex and relationships researcher Kristen Mark says “clitoral stimulation is how the majority of women have orgasms”.

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Therefore some women won’t ever be able to finish from just penetration alone.

4. Foreplay increases your odds of an orgasm

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Don’t get straight into it! Take your time about it!

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A study showed that starting with other stuff like anal, oral, using toys etc. means both men and women are more likely to finish.

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5. Both men and women fake orgasms

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No one is safe! Yep, a study found that about 70% of women and 30% of men reported faking an orgasm at some point.

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It’s more common than you think, so make sure you’re doing it right!

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6. And people don’t just fake it to get it over with…

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There are actually plenty of different reasons why people choose to fake it.

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Some people do it to protect their partner’s feelings, or to avoid negative emotions, or in an attempt to try and boost their arousal.

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Whatever the reason, it’s best to avoid doing it if you actually ever want to have a real orgasm!

7. Using lube can increase your chance of orgasm

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Yep, it’s true, lubing up can help you get there!

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A study at Indiana University’s Center for Sexual Health Promotion showed that over two-thirds of men and almost as many women use lube during sex.

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And of those lube users, about half of them say it helps them orgasm!

8. More orgasms can reduce the risk of prostate cancer

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This is one for the guys!

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An interesting study found that men who ejaculated 21 or more times per month had a lower risk of prostate cancer than men who only orgasmed four to seven times a month!

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So keep those numbers up fellas, this gives you all the more reason!

9. All the weird facial expressions and body jolts have scientific reasoning!

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Do you sometimes tense up or get a cramp from those weird toe curls and groin aches? During orgasm, activity in your cerebellum is increasing and is responsible for the muscle tension you get when you’re sexually stimulated. There’s also some activity happening in the brain in areas that are responsible for pleasure and pain! It might explain why you grimace or frown when you orgasm!

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10. Your brain goes totally haywire just before you orgasm

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Your brain activity goes totally through the roof before as you climax. Okay, we don’t claim to know what this all means but here’s what happens… So first your genitals send a signal to your limbic system which controls all your emotions, then activity increases in the anterior cingulate cortex and the insular cortex, and then the hypothalamus and nucleus accumbens are activated when you climax.

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Are you feeling enlightened? Let us know what you think by commenting on our Facebook post! Thanks for reading, Acidheads!

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