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Straight Women Have Fewer Orgasms

Update Date: Feb 27, 2017 07:40 AM EST

Researchers from Chapman University, Indiana University and Claremont Graduate University conducted a survey and revealed that straight women are missing out on orgasms compared to homosexual women. The survey involved 52,000 participants aged 18 to 65. The study has been published in the journal Archives of Sexual Behavior.

It showed orgasms in men were the highest at 95 percent, while gay men had a rate of 89 percent compared to 86 percent for lesbian women. Bisexual men had a rate of 88 percent and 66 percent of bisexual women reached climax during intimate encounters. Heterosexual women had the lowest rate of orgasm at 65 percent according to Asian Age.

Couples should discuss the issue in order to improve relationships. If the man reaches the finish line before the woman, he might be depriving her of the pleasure from intimate encounters. The best solution is for men to take the initiative and talk to their better halves according to PerfScience.

David Frederick, study lead author from Chapman University said the study included around 50,000 straight men and women and over 2,000 gay, lesbian, and bisexual men and women. Orgasm gaps between heterosexual men and women were already established but the gaps between lesbians and heterosexual women were based on small samples of lesbian women, which precisely highlight multiple orgasm gaps.

The researchers said that having a better relationship improves chances of orgasm for women. They pointed out that deep kissing and oral sex helped heterosexual women. Dr. Frederick said that women need more time to get aroused compared to men.

It's possible that by the time women reach the highest state of arousal that men are already down with their deed. There were only 44 percent of heterosexual men that reported their partner reached orgasm each time. Only 33 percent of women agreed to reaching orgasm during intimate encounters.

Researchers said it may be due to women faking orgasms. They suggested women fake orgasms for the love of their partner, to protect their partner's self-esteem, intoxication, or to bring the sexual encounter to an end. It's suggested experimenting with different positions to improve the outcomes.

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