Q&A: I Experience Pain During Sex. How Can I Learn To Relax?

For many years, vaginismus was considered to be a condition that involved the muscles around the vagina going into involuntary spasms, thus preventing penetration. However, research has been mixed on this feature of the condition, with quite a few doctors and researchers being unable to find any evidence of actual muscle spasms.

Q&A: His Erection Goes Away When He Puts On A Condom

On one hand, using a condom can help both people to feel more relaxed and confident about sex knowing that they are taking measures to greatly reduce the risk of pregnancy and some sexually transmissible infections, or STIs. On the other hand, using a condom changes sensation for men.

Q&A: I Can’t Orgasm When I Masturbate In Front Of My Boyfriend

Women’s experiences of pleasure and orgasm often change throughout life, in response to pregnancy, birth, health conditions, menopause, stress, and aging. Learning to talk about sexuality and how to make sex feel better for both of you will better situate you both for a lifetime of sexual enjoyment and exploration.

Q&A: My Boyfriend Has A Tough Time Staying Hard During Sex

young men often get erections for no particular reason and sometimes during times when they wish they wouldn’t. As they grow older and begin being sexual with a partner, they may have the experience of not always getting erections when they want one, even if they feel sexually excited.

Q&A: I Have Never Experienced Orgasm. What Do You Suggest I Do?

The clitoris extends backward into the body in two branches that may be stimulated from vaginal sex or other types of stimulation. This knowledge alone may give you different ideas for how to approach your body with ideas for stimulation.

Q&A: Why Does My Girlfriend Feel Bad After We Have Sex?

The experience of sexual pleasure can also tap into people’s brain chemistry in ways that, as scientists, we don’t fully understand yet. For example, I have heard, from several people who describe sadness associated with sex for reasons they don’t understand.

Q&A: Embarrassed By Erections In Social Situations

Men often go to great lengths to hide the fact that they have an erection in social situations. They may try to adjust their pants, hold things like a book or a newspaper in front of their crotch area, or try to think distracting thoughts in the hopes that such thoughts will dampen their erection.

Q&A: Trouble Maintaining An Erection The First Time

Nearly all men will experience difficulties getting or keeping an erection at some point in their lives. Unfortunately, not everyone knows this and so when erection problems happen to them or their partner, they may worry that they have done something wrong.

Q&A: Delayed Ejaculation: Boyfriend Doesn’t Ejaculate During Sex

Although it is somewhat difficult for women to find it difficult to orgasm during intercourse, most men find that they are usually able to ejaculate and experience orgasm. That said, some men find it quite difficult to ejaculate.