Skip navigation! Story from Sex. An orgasm can be quite a shock to the system, particularly if you didn't know your body was capable of having one. At first, orgasms can be surprising, accidental, or even scary or a combination of those feelings.
I Helped My 28-Year-Old Friend Have Her First Orgasm
I Helped My Year-Old Friend Have Her First Orgasm - VICE
I get asked about orgasms at least once a week—that's just life as a sex researcher for you. Considering how fleeting the actual experience really is—most times, an orgasm lasts just 10 to 20 seconds—I've always found it interesting how much achieving one matters to people. After all, orgasms are just one way that people judge whether a sexual experience was satisfying. But just because orgasms are fleeting doesn't mean there isn't a lot for researchers like me to dig into.
Female Orgasm: Everything You Wanted to Know, but Were Afraid to Ask
All photos by Bruna Arbex. Hattie tells me she has never even tried to touch herself and when she told me this, I was speechless. But for my friend Hattie—who wishes to remain anonymous so as not to uproot the sexual prowess of her previous partners—faking has been the only ever ending to her sexual exploits since she started having sex ten years ago. I think I thought I loved him more than he loved me so it was my way of giving him something. So we give ourselves a week to rid Hattie of all her pent up sexual repression and get her that happy ending that she so deserves.
Whether it happens intentionally or by accident, most women remember the first time they hit the orgasm jackpot. Further exploration led to a truly OMG moment, after which I became a big fan of early nights — no doubt much to the confusion of my parents. An entire world of solo entertainment had opened up and I wasted no time in giving myself a strained wrist from the efforts to keep that feeling going.