The study was published in July by researchers from Indiana University in partnership with OMGYes , an online interactive learning tool that teaches users about female pleasure. Researchers conducted the national online survey in , which included 1, primarily heterosexual women 91 percent between the ages of 18 and 94 years old. More than half of respondents were married and 65 percent identified as white. Researchers found that 36 percent of women reported that they needed clitoral stimulation in order to orgasm during intercourse with another 36 percent reporting that while they do not require clitoral stimulation to reach climax during intercourse, it most definitely enhances an orgasm. Other findings focused on the specific types of genital touching and stimulation women prefer.
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In a world obsessed with the goodies between your legs, it's easy to forget about the major erogenous zone above your waist: your nipples. Barring certain factors such as breast reductions and upper-body surgery Behold: the nipple orgasm. What exactly is a nipple orgasm, you ask? Janet Brito , PhD, a sexologist and clinical psychologist in Honolulu, defines nipple orgasms as "a pleasurable release of sexual arousal, centered on nipple stimulation and not caused by stimulating the clitoris [or penis] directly. In fact, "by stimulating your nipples and the surrounding breast tissue, you can create a sexual climax much like a genital orgasm," says Amy Boyajian of online sexual wellness shop Wild Flower.
Show The Clitoris Some Love (Watch This Adorable Documentary First)
The clitoris is a feat of nature designed purely for pleasure. But where is it? How does it work? And what does it mean for female orgasms? The adorable three-minute video, titled " Le Clitoris ," uses humour to educate — or " womansplain ," as Vice puts it — the biological function of the clitoris.
If you're having penetrative sex and you're not getting off, you might be wondering what the heck is wrong. And, really, that would be a shame. Especially because it's actually easier to have a clit orgasm than one from penetrative sex alone. That's right: The best sex positions for orgasms are all about external stimulation. And those legs are a great way to have extra stimulation during penetration.