Skip navigation! Like falling in love or meeting your soulmate, people say you'll "just know" when you're having an orgasm. That's a lovely sentiment, and might be true for some people, but sometimes you might actually not know. Orgasms can be explosive, subtle, inaudible, or somewhere in between.
Orgasmic dysfunction in women
Uncontrollable orgasms made Angie feel like a monster. Then she learned the truth.
Unlike some animals, human females can have sex any time of the month, and they do not have to orgasm to ovulate or get pregnant. Male-dominated scientific norms mean that much about the female orgasm remains misunderstood, and many harmful myths persist. A female orgasm can be highly pleasurable and occur during masturbation or sexual activity with one or more partners. Scientists are unsure whether it has additional benefits.
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Orgasmic dysfunction is when a woman either cannot reach orgasm, or has trouble reaching orgasm when she is sexually excited. When sex is not enjoyable, it can become a chore instead of a satisfying, intimate experience for both partners. Sexual desire may decline, and sex may occur less often.
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