THE average woman takes 13 minutes and 25 seconds to reach the point of orgasm, a new study has revealed. It might not sound very sexy, but the ladies were asked to start a stopwatch when they became sexually aroused and stop it again when they climaxed - all in the name of science. But, of the straight women from 21 different countries taking part, a sizeable one in six said they had never had an orgasm during sex. While a separate study by Geneva University, in , found the average bloke takes just six minutes to orgasm - i. Some 90 per cent of the ladies polled in the new study reported longer-lasting orgasms when they were on top in bed.
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But how often do we hear the nitty-gritty of how we can actually better understand our deepest desires and most embarrassing questions? Bustle has enlisted Vanessa Marin, a sex therapist , to help us out with the details. No gender, sexual orientation, or question is off limits, and all questions remain anonymous. Q: I have never been able to orgasm during sex. Intercourse feels amazing; I particularly like vigorous, deep thrusting. I always worry I'm taking too long so I just let him finish.
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Goddesses N. Those interested in furthering their knowledge will find many valuable resources online. Surprisingly not only men, but also more than a few women don't completely understand or appreciate the process.
Notice how far apart those are? This recent study, which surveyed more than 2, women ages 18 to 40, captures what a lot of women are realizing about their orgasms: There are still clear obstacles standing between women and the pleasure they deserve. Fifty percent of women said their partners were almost there but just couldn't quite bring them home. These stats are unsurprising when you realize how essential the clitoris is in helping a woman achieve orgasm.