Sexual Pleasure & Orgasm

Kinsey Confidential has compiled all of our most frequently asked questions and general information about sexual pleasure and orgasm on our Sexual Pleasure & Orgasm Resource Pages.

Recent Posts in the Pleasure & Orgasm Category:

  • Navigating a Sea of Sex Toys: A Cordial Introduction

    There are an awful lot of sex toys out there, and a lot of them look more likely to tune your carburetor than to get your rocks off! Here's a quick guide.

  • New Research Finds The G-Spot . . . So What?

    A new study located the G-spot and is getting lots of hype...but the findings should be taken in context.

  • Q&A: Foreskins, Circumcision, & Sexual Pleasure

    There is still a great deal that we don’t know about how male circumcision can affect men’s sexual experiences as teenagers or adults.

  • The Pros and Cons of Circumcision: Part 2

    New research from Denmark suggests that male circumcision affects sexual function--in men as well as in their female partners.

  • Q&A: I Had Quickie Sex, Now I’m Bleeding

    When a woman feels sexually aroused or has sex, it typically takes some time for sufficient vaginal lubrication to kick in.

  • Q&A: Does Ejaculation Make Men Weak?

    Yes, with repeated ejaculations, some men may feel more weak--but that’s not to say that sex or ejaculation is bad for a man.

  • Q&A: Why Are Some Women Loud During Sex?

    A recent research article suggested that one reason some women make noises during sex may be to enhance their partner’s arousal.

  • The O-Shot: New Procedure Proposes to Fix your Faulty Vagina

    Why you should be concerned and question the science of the newly proposed “O-Shot” procedure.

  • Q&A: What’s Up With Online Dating Sites?

    For-profit sites are businesses and so they certainly exist to turn a profit just like any other for-profit business.

  • Q&A: Why Do I Have So Much Pain During Sex?

    Please know that sex doesn’t have to hurt and there are often good treatments and therapies available to help improve your sexual experiences.

  • Q&A: Maximizing Sexual Pleasure Through Masturbation

    A key way to enhance your masturbation is to engage your mind. Try to think of something that you find sexy.

  • Q&A: Boyfriend Wants To Try A Penis Cage

    There’s no strict list of what is and isn’t considered BDSM so if your boyfriend doesn’t consider it BDSM, then it’s not BDSM to him.

  • Q&A: My Vagina Tightens Up And I Can’t Have Sex

    Some women, when they try to experience vaginal penetration, find that they feel unable to accept their partner’s penis or fingers into their vagina.

  • A Woman’s Orgasm Mapped Using fMRI

    One woman's orgasm is mapped out on an fMRI to help us understand how the brain functions during orgasm.

  • Q&A Intensity Of G Spot Orgasms

    Female ejaculation – which some people call “squirting” – happens as a result of G Spot stimulation or other types of sexual stimulation to some women.

  • Hormonal Birth Control & Sexual Functioning–What’s The Deal?

    Recent research suggests that using a hormonal method of birth control is associated with decreased sexual functioning...what's the deal?