May 29, am Updated July 26, pm. When it comes to sex, you might think youth is a bonus, and your 20s is often seen as the sexual peak. They divided the women into groups — younger below 23 , middle and older 36 and over — and they found that orgasms, attractiveness and most enjoyable sex improved in the older group. The women in their late 30s and above were most confident in their own skin, scoring 10 percent higher than the middle age group, who were the least happy with how they looked.
The female orgasm can seem like a mythical beast. Related: 6 ways to improve your orgasm. Related: How to give her a 30 minute orgasm. A neuroimaging study by Swedish researchers found a relaxed state of mind to be the single most important factor for women in achieving orgasm. Related: 3 new ways to make her orgasm. Research from The Kinsey Institute concluded that talent is a potent aphrodisiac. More so than a washboard stomach and cheekbones you could slice prosciutto on, believe it or not.
No one actually needs to rally for the wonders of an orgasm when there's enough research—as psychologist and sex therapist Mary Jo Rapini explains—that the tremor-inducing release of serotonin and endorphins can boost the immune system and decrease stress and anxiety. But when there's still a wide "pleasure gap" to bridge today—the term describing the slim number of women who experience orgasms during sex in relation to men—the main question is how. Below, we consulted advice from across the scientific spectrum, from medical studies to sexperts to sex therapists, on ways to enhance the female orgasm and feel connected to your partner without giving up your primal right to come.
You can still have a great time without having one. Which is why the first tip on our guide to having better orgasms is experimenting, and being open to trying new things. I asked the masturbation geniuses behind OMGYes for their tips on having the best orgasms, and their response was eye-opening. What was really interesting is how specific each of the women were about what works for them. One mentioned how she liked a medium pressure on a certain point to the left of the labia.