Sex appears in my inbox at least once a month. The topline findings show that men are more likely to orgasm than women — 91 percent of men said they climaxed during their last sexual encounter, compared with 64 percent of women. But there seems to be a perception gap, too — at least among men. Eighty-five percent of men said their partners in that recent sexual encounter had reached climax, far higher than the percentage of women who said they orgasmed. Most of these sexual encounters were heterosexual — 92 percent of men and 98 percent of women said their last sexual encounter was with someone of the opposite sex.
The Orgasm Gap
Is The Orgasm Gap Real?
The Orgasm Gap is a statistical disparity in orgasm frequency between partners having heterosexual sex. Pop culture scripts about sexuality tell us: 1 that men should be the initiators, 2 that orgasm only happens through penetrative sex, and 3 that sex ends when a man climaxes. Communication is key to closing the Orgasm Gap. Check out our suggested scripts to get the conversation started!
The Gender Orgasm Gap
Verified by Psychology Today. Stress and Sex. This blog will do the same for another gendered gap. Defining the Gender Orgasm Gap. Two Other Orgasm Gaps : Two other gaps help explain the gendered orgasm gap.
The big O can boost your mood, help you sleep better, strengthen your immune system, improve your relationship, and more. But it makes everyone—and we mean everyone doctors, universities, government agencies —flinch. WH investigates why women are getting the short end of the stick when it comes to getting off, and talks to the brave ladies who are cutting through the red tape, so you can. Lora Haddock figured her company might be controversial in some circles. After all, she was starting a woman-oriented pleasure-tech company and designing a sex toy that mimicked all the motions of a human partner.