Q&A: I Do Not Experience Orgasm When I Ejaculate

Some men report having noticed a lack of pleasure or orgasm after they start taking medications, such as certain antidepressants or other medications. Sometimes this side effect of a lack of pleasure or orgasm can persist for a long time even after they stop taking the medication.

Q&A: My Husband And I Have A Power Struggle When It Comes To Sex

Sometimes couples engage in power struggles without talking about it. People may withhold sex from one another as punishment or perhaps they may give in to sex, but act as if they’re not enjoying it as a way of getting back at their partner.

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: How Do Women Experience Multiple Orgasms?

We don’t fully understand why some women experience multiple orgasms and others do not. In part, it may have to do with expectations about sex and orgasm. After all, even one orgasm is difficult for some women to experience, so some women may be happy with one orgasm and may not even try to have a second orgasm after their first.

Q&A: Is It Possible To Orgasm By Intense Concentration Alone?

Although physical stimulation is a common part of the orgasm picture, it isn’t everything. Even the most pleasurable forms of touch don’t always lead to orgasm unless a person is feeling psychologically stimulated or aroused, or concentrating on sexual ideas or thoughts, as well.

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: I Masturbate Face-Down. Will This Cause Sexual Problems?

Although a face-down style of masturbation that involves rubbing against the bed appears to be less common than a style that involves a man laying on his back or sitting up, that doesn’t mean that face-down masturbation will cause sexual problems.

Q&A: Is It Bad To Last Too Long While Masturbating?

If you’re taking your time and lasting longer to enjoy the sensations, then more power to you! If you find that you are unable to come sooner as much as you try, then expanding your masturbation routine might help your body adapt to different types of stimulation.

Q&A: Does Depression Contribute To Erectile Problems?

Researchers have found that even mild depression can interfere with men’s and women’s sexual experiences. Depression can contribute to problems with desire, erections and ease of orgasm. When people feel depressed, they may more easily allow distracting thoughts to get in the way of their arousal, which can contribute to erectile problems.