Some experience orgasm through vaginal stimulation, sometimes referred to as a vaginal orgasm, more easily than others. If you’re interested in figuring out this phenomenon or just want to experience it more often, we’ve got some tips that can boost your chances. But first, let’s talk a little bit about the science of female orgasm.
Historically, there has been a large knowledge gap in the science of female orgasms. As researchers began to describe female orgasms, they categorized them as vaginal and clitoral, depending on whether stimulation of the vagina or clitoris caused the orgasm. As our understanding of the female body developed, these terms became a bit outdated.
Today, we know from more comprehensive studies that the brain reacts differently depending on which area of the body is stimulated. Many people report feeling different sensations depending on whether their vagina or clitoris is being touched.
As scientists continue to explore what exactly happens during clitoral or vaginal stimulation, they often agree that dividing female orgasms into different types isn’t too helpful. A recent study published in The Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy discovered that roughly 37 percent of American women required clitoral stimulation to achieve orgasm. The same study found that fewer than one in five women orgasmed through vaginal stimulation alone.
Achieving orgasm via vaginal stimulation may require mixing up your sex life in a few ways, such as by using lubrication, trying new positions, and maximizing your sexual arousal. Here are some tips you might want to explore.