Orgasm Difficulty (Anorgasmia)

Not being able to orgasm or having troubles is very common for women. Maybe you have troubles both during penetrative sex, and clitoral stimulation.


  • About 1/3 of women have difficulty reaching orgasm.
  • Antidepressants and other medications can affect desire & libido.
  • Stress, relationship issues, and lifestyle factors can also affect this.
  • This is a very normal thing to experience.

Not all vulvas are created equal

  • Some women have never experienced an orgasm, others don’t orgasm every time they have sex.
  • The time it takes to achieve orgasm can be a very long time.
  • If arousal isn’t happening, how can you orgasm?
  • Foreplay is generally important to reach an adequate aroused state.
  • Knowing your body can work wonders, do you know what turns you on?
  • Previous experiences and emotional hang ups can definitely affect the ability to climax.

Speaking to a sex therapist will assist finding out what your emotional blocks are to potentially orgasming, and where these blocks have come from.  Start living and experiencing a happier sex life.

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