The validity of common myths about sex – sexologist answers

Правдивы ли распространенные мифы об интиме - ответы сексолога

Sex is an important part of every person’s life. But poor sex education, lack of knowledge and misconceptions give rise to false beliefs and even complexes.

In some myths it’s time to stop believing, says sexologist and marriage counselor Alexander Alekseevskaya.

A woman reaches different orgasms

It is believed that women experience multiple orgasms, and the most common vaginal. This type of orgasm doesn’t exist, and 12-15 other varieties, which you could hear.

Orgasm is one of different ways of getting it. Stimulation of the clitoris is the main, no matter how it is achieved.

Sex is necessary for health

There are no studies which confirm that the lack of sex affects health. On the contrary unsatisfactory sex is injurious to health.

Sex for health, it is important to consider from the point of view of having an orgasm: it resets the nervous system, produces a number of hormones that reduce stress, soothe and relax the body.

Men always want sex

There is the concept of “sexual Constitution” with which we are born and which does not change throughout life. It is high, medium and low. At high man or woman want to have sex every day or several times a day. In low – do you want sex once a month or a year. This is normal, and not have to do anything, if it suits you.

Most people are of average sexual Constitution with a desired frequency of sex 2-4 times a week. Generally accepted standards do not exist.

Squirt – a measure of the female orgasm

The phenomenon has come from porn, where the actors try effectively to show the female orgasm. The investigations, which proved that Squirting is not an orgasm. These are two parallel things. It can enhance an orgasm, or, conversely, be uncomfortable, painful or interfere with the orgasmic experience. Can try, if you’re interested, but it makes no sense to pursue the idea to feel it.

Size matters

Some men worry because of the common myth and even think to increase the reproductive organ to deliver partner pleasure. As stated in the first paragraph: obtaining a female orgasm happens through stimulation of the clitoris. The average size of vaginal canal 8-12 cm at rest and twice more at the moment of excitation. More does not mean better, sometimes it brings the girl pain and discomfort.