Posts Tagged "orgasm"

An Orgasm Coming of Age Story

Posted By on May 13, 2009

What happens when a 26-year-old journalist makes a serious effort to research how to have her first orgasm?  Mara Altman explains it all in her book, “Thanks for Coming: One Young Woman’s Quest for an Orgasm.”  (Harper Perennial). From sexologists (people who think about and research sexuality) to physicians, her parents and her grandparents, friends, sex partners and assorted orgasm gurus, Altman learns about the...

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Female Orgasm 101

Posted By on Apr 13, 2009

What’s the big deal with female orgasms?  A lot, if you’re frustrated because you’ve never experienced one or if having one is a struggle. Fortunately, orgasmic troubles often can be resolved with a little education, practice, and, if necessary, consultation with a healthcare provider or sexuality professional. What is an orgasm? An orgasm is a brief period of intense physical release after a build-up in sexual...

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