U nlike its male counterpart, female orgasm is a covert, hidden experience, frequently recognizable only to the person experiencing it. And sometimes, not even to that person: in rare cases , women can orgasm without even realizing it themselves. And yet, instead of serving as incontrovertible evidence of the existence of female sexual response and female orgasm, discussions of female ejaculation serve mainly to provide fodder for the debate about whether or not women can be trusted to accurately report their own sexual experiences. Though a whole genre of pornography is dedicated to celebrating the phenomenon, filmmakers are routinely accused of faking it with some kind of studio magic. But the liquid pooling on the floor below me was solid evidence that my ability to orgasm had finally been restored.
5 Things You Didn’t Know About Squirting—But Should
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You know how people blame Disney movies for giving people unrealistic expectations about love? Well, I blame porn for giving me unrealistic expectations about sex. If porn were any indication of people's everyday sex lives, we'd all be firing off liquid streams of erotic bliss at every climax. Sorry, but no. That said, the elusive sex sensation that is squirting isn't entirely impossible. Apparently, for some women, it does come ha!
Anything to do with female sexuality has been, and continues to be, taboo in the strongest sense of the word. This is what fuels my work as a sex therapist turned neuroscientist —and exactly what I explore in my Glamour column, Ask. Nan , and in my new book, Why Good Sex Matters.
Once considered fringe, many people are now eager to have the novel, intense, next-level orgasmic release that squirting offers. Scientists out there, get on this! The G-spot is hotly debated in its own right, but researchers agree that stroking the anterior wall of the vagina the front side will create a unique sensation that can lead to an orgasm. The biggest squirting mystery is the identity of the thin, milky fluid that gets released.