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10 common questions about sex

Next, we will present you with the 10 frequent questions about sex that come more frequently to sexology consultations. Among them, of course, are some of the most widespread myths about love and sexuality.

We invite you to clear your doubts with the following article and discover once and for all what sexuality really means at its best.

10 common questions about sex

We know that the subject has been and continues to be a taboo subject for many people. Therefore, we still find frequent doubts that, for some, are an impediment when it comes to enjoying their intimate encounters. Let’s see.

1. Is it true that multiple orgasms don’t exist?

False. Multiple orgasms do exist. In fact, Dr. Miguel Sira , a renowned sexologist, tells us that there are several types of orgasms. In his book “Between the sheets” , he explains that there is a multiorgasmic pattern, characterized by a phase of intense and rapid arousal.

This phase is followed by one of sustained and short intensity, and then a period of numerous orgasms of varying intensity that ends with a progressive decline.

Multiple orgasms.
Multiple orgasms exist and can be achieved through various types of stimulation.

2. If I have had sexual fantasies with other women, am I a lesbian?

False. According to the Kinsey Institute’s Dictionary of Sexology , sexual fantasies are imaginary mental representations that stimulate or accompany sexual acts. Therefore, sexual fantasies do not define a person’s sexual orientation, but other more complex factors.

3. If I have not had a vaginal orgasm until now, can I never have it again?

False. As long as attention is paid to aspects such as clitoral stimulation, it is possible to have an orgasm of this type. However, we must bear in mind that, in most cases, it is the clitoris and not the vagina that is the source of orgasm.

4. Can I get pregnant with menstruation?

Yes. Although the probabilities diminish, yes it is possible that it happens. Well, while it is true that a woman needs to be ovulating to get pregnant, it is also true that sometimes the menstrual cycle is not regular. Therefore, the precise moment in which you are ovulating is not known.

Additionally, there is also metrorrhagia, which consists of vaginal bleeding that occurs outside the menstrual period, and this must also be taken into account.

It may interest you: Physical exercise and menstrual cycle

5. Why do I feel pain when my partner caresses my clitoris?

Perhaps, the couple does not know very well how to stimulate the clitoris, so they end up doing it as they do with their own genitals, that is, abruptly. To change this, communication between the two components of the couple is necessary.

The clitoris is very sensitive and requires gentle stroking. The woman can communicate this to her partner. Some women take pleasure in subtle touches, made in a circular fashion, or with light rubbing in a vertical direction. This depends on each one.

Tell him exactly how you want him to stimulate you . If necessary, you can masturbate and show him how you do it. Thus, he will learn.

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The clitoris has nerve endings that make it highly sensitive. Therefore, if the partner does not know how to stimulate it, it can be painful and uncomfortable.

6. Is the size of the penis important to feel pleasure?

No. The length of the penis does not matter when you want to have an orgasm. In fact, many women can be reached alone by masturbating with their fingers alone.

The importance given to penis size is due to myths and cultural beliefs, but sexuality is much more than this. Indeed, sexuality goes beyond penetration or penis size .

This importance that is given to the size of the penis has been promoted through the images represented in the pornographic films, but we know that these also are full of unreality.

7. Does sex life end with old age?

False. Sexuality does not end with old age. It only ends when we die. The only thing that happens with old age is that changes come and sexuality is lived in a different way, but it is not extinguished.

You may want to read: Sexuality in Old Age

8. Can a homosexual person be identified by their appearance?

No. Sexual orientation is influenced by many aspects of an affective, psychological, cognitive order, among others, and to determine what a person’s orientation is, it would only be possible to ask him or to express it by his will, but never by his appearance.

9. If you masturbate during adolescence, do you lose sexual potential in adulthood?

This is one of the frequent doubts about sex. But, no, it is completely false. It is just an unfounded belief that has gained a place in society, without any foundation or support.

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Masturbation is a completely natural act and it does not have to diminish sexual potential even if it is done from a young age.

10. Does premature ejaculation heal itself, letting time pass?

No. Premature ejaculation can be due to multiple factors. It is advisable to go to a specialist to find the option that is most effective. This can take time and include behavioral treatment , counseling, or the use of medications.

Over time, many myths have managed to integrate into society and have given rise to false beliefs that only detract from the enjoyment of the exercise of sexual function. But now we know that sexuality is broad and that both men and women can take an active role to have greater satisfaction. Did you solve any doubts about sex?

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