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:

  • 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?

  • Q&A: I Get Aroused During Gynecological Exams

    As long as you act like a patient, rather than someone who is turning a gyn exam into a sexual event, then this arousal can probably be managed quite well.

  • Q&A: My Stamina Bothers My Sexual Partners

    We don’t know the ratio of women who want or need one orgasm to feel satisfied with sex compared to those who enjoy multiple orgasms, or even no orgasms.