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The Complexity of Female Orgasms

Evolutionary scientists have never had difficulty explaining the male orgasm and relating it to its importance in reproduction. Issues of human sexuality have been studied and documented since the early 20th century and one issue of controversy that researchers have continuously dealt with has been the female orgasm. Women have a wide array of erogenous zones. This female characteristic is extremely complex, resulting in questions to what causes the orgasm and what different variations there are, along with the ejaculation fluid that sometimes results from it. The goal of an orgasm is to reach a climactic peak.

There are four common types of orgasms: regular, multiple, extended, and expanded orgasms. In a regular orgasm, climax is usually a series of ten to twelve contractions over several seconds. The climax feels extremely good, though brief, and there is often a physical and mental letdown period immediately afterwards. It can be an effective tension release, and, of course, it can create a sense of bonding with your partner. Multiple orgasms result in a series of regular orgasms experienced over a short period of time. Usually there is only a partial letdown after each orgasm or climax, before peaking again, to go over another climax. These peaks remain at about the same level of intensity. An extended orgasm is a single orgasm that maintains the level of pleasurable sensation at climax over a period of time. The climax is often rounded or flat like a plateau. There's no limit in length of time; however, one does need to build up the length of extended orgasm. Lastly, an expanded orgasm is a path of expanding both sensual awareness and consciousness while receiving genital stimulation. Expanded orgasm uses one's own pathways of body, mind, emotion, and spirit to create maximum expansion opportunities. Expanded orgasms are an added dimension of experience during regular, multiple, and extended orgasm, where the focus is more than just reaching a climax.

For nearly 50 years, modern science has generally accepted the research of Alfred Kinsey's and then Masters and Johnson's premise that the clitoris alone was responsible for triggering female orgasm. New developments are now contradicting that to an extent. The basic idea behind their theories involved the creation of an "orgasmic platform" that underwent a build-up of muscle tension and sexual energy that was then released during orgasm. In 1981, researchers John Perry and Beverly Whipple supported Grafenberg and presented a theory of a second form of orgasm that included what is known as the Grafenberg Spot or G-Spot. This area inside the vagina, that stimulates the pelvic nerves, has been described as possibly relating to the female prostate. They included that this was the primary source of stimulation for an orgasm. Other researchers have described a combination of both the clitoris as an "orgasmic platform" and the G-Spot.

Some researchers, including the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, question the "G-Spot". Dr. Ernest GrÐ'fenberg developed this concept. He studied and wrote about erotic sensitivity along the anterior vaginal wall. The controversy of his theories begins with the wordings of his journal that are closely speculated. Grafenberg rarely refers to the "G-spot" as a particular area inside the female's vagina. He more often views numerous spots causing sexual desire and stimulation. It is extremely hard to identify a single spot when anywhere inside the vagina causes some sort of sensation. Although there is quite a bit of controversy, these accusations seem to be loosely organized.

Female ejaculation through orgasms is a heightened sensation that causes an involuntary opening of the bladder sphincter. Controversy



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