I’ve Never Had an Orgasm — Is Something Wrong With Me?

The Short Answer from OB/Gyn physicians

I've Never Had an Orgasm — Is Something Wrong With Me?

Q: I’ve never had an orgasm. Is there something wrong with me?

A: Have no fear. It’s quite common for women not to experience orgasms during vaginal intercourse. Without direct clitoral stimulation, most women don’t climax.

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To increase your chances, talk to your partner about massage of the clitoris during sex. Be patient. If you’ve never experienced an orgasm, it might require an hour of stimulation to produce results the first time. It might even take multiple tries until you get comfortable with the feelings of strong arousal.

— From the book Us! Our life. Our Health. Our Legacy. by Linda Bradley, MD and Margaret McKenzie, MD

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