Female orgasms: How long does one last?

Do you know for how long does a female orgasm last? Read on to find out.

Female orgasms: How long does one last?
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Orgasms are not experienced in the same manner by all women. Some demand more time and effort than others, and some even require focus on a certain area of the body. Continue reading to find out how long does your cloud 9 last.

Length of an orgasm

There is no such thing as a perfect length of time for your orgasm to last. Initially, experts believed that a female orgasm lasted between 3 and 15 seconds. Then they discovered evidence that a climax might last anywhere from 20 seconds to 2 minutes.

According to Lauren Streicher, MD, associate clinical professor of obstetrics and gynaecology at Northwestern University and author of Sex Rx:

Some people have really short orgasms, while others may continue for much longer. Normal can imply a variety of meanings.

Dr. Streicher says that in the findings published in Ceskoslovenska Psychiatrie, 40% of women thought their orgasm lasted 30 to 60 seconds or more, while 48% of women had predominantly lengthy orgasms.

The clitoris

Experts believe that the clitoris contains between 6,000 and 8,000 nerve endings and that is the main hotspot in prepping the body for an orgasm.

Dr. Streicher tells Healthline that:

What you see is just the tip of the iceberg. [The clitoris is] basically a horseshoe kind of configuration around the upper part of the vaginal opening.

Given the number of nerves in this pleasure area, it's no surprise that women are more likely to orgasm as a result of clitoral stimulation.

How to make an orgasm last

  • Make the foreplay last: In reality, foreplay can begin several hours before intercourse takes place. The trick is to stress the 'play' in foreplay. It should not be hurried or handled as if it were a chore.
  • Know the hotspots: Some usual hotspots in your female partner’s body includes-the clitoris, g-spot, nipples, inner thighs, neck. You can find out the other hidden hotspots after having a chat with your partner and stimulate it.
  • Try different sex positions: You may probably assume that the greatest sexual positions for female orgasm entail those that deliver maximal stimulation to the clitoris or G-spot, or both, and make the orgasm last for 2 minutes!
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