By PT Staff, published on December 31, 1969 - last reviewed on August 30, 2004
What do 805 Professional nurses know?
A multiple orgasm when they experience one. And enough about the
anatomy and physiology of sexual responsiveness not to blush at a
detailed questionnaire. And so they came to reveal the secrets of the
multiorgasmic experience to a team of scientific researchers from the
University of Wisconsin.
First off, women who have multiple orgasms prove different from
those who don't. They are more likely to have examined their clitoris,
and to have both given and received oral-genital stimulation. They like
their bare breasts fondled and their nipples kissed. They are more likely
to enhance clitoral stimulation during intercourse by thigh pressure or
They are more likely to have engaged in mental stimulation via
erotic fantasies, films, and literature. And they discovered some
pleasures at an earlier age: sensations from the clitoris, masturbation,
Women with multiple orgasms don't just get them by accident. Having
identified what they like, they choose the techniques that maximize their
pleasure and communicate to their partners what arouses them most, the
researchers report in Archives of Sexual Behavior.
More than anything, to transmute the sensations of physiology into
the psychology of satisfaction takes a sensitive and communicative
partnership. The emotional interaction that comes with partner
involvement makes women who usually experience multiple orgasm more
satisfied with sexual intercourse than their singly orgasmic
Able to satisfy more of their sexual needs, these women are
well-equipped to form stable, satisfying relationships. They may be the
vanguard in bringing sex back home.