The Guardian back to top. When you sign up for the LIVE STRONG. Antidepressants work in the following way: Some women orgasm during sex, some don't. Semen - a mixture of sperm 5 percent and fluid 95 percent - is forced into the urethra by a series of contractions in the pelvic floor muscles, prostate gland, seminal vesicles, and the vas deferens. The clitoris pulls back against the pubic bone, seemingly disappearing.
From Cells to Society. From an evolutionary perspective, females might fake orgasms in order to signal fidelity to a male partner, particularly if he is of low-genetic quality. Farrar Straus and Giroux, footnote on p. Archived from the original on October 21, Orgasm may also be achieved by the use of a sex toy , such as a sensual vibrator or an erotic electrostimulation.
Retrieved 17 February Differences were reported in the brains of men and women during stimulation. The Structure of Evolutionary Theory. Sexuality and Gender in Modern American Sexology. A fake orgasm could also be a mate retention technique, as research has indicated that women who perceive a greater risk of infidelity from their partner report a greater number of faked orgasms.
For about 30 minutes following climax, muscles begin to relax and the clitoris, vagina, and uterus return to their normal positions. There are lots of pleasure peaks that happen during intercourse. There are other forms of orgasm that Freud and Dodson largely discount, but many others have described them. During intercourse primarily the emotional element comes into play, as the female creates a physical union with male. This can be accomplished in two ways, directly or indirectly. In one study, men and women receive two types of magnetic stimulation to the reward center of their brains.