Women react to the resultant emotional pain by developing a poor self-concept or body image, distrust of their partner and other protective and pseudo-independent defenses that, in turn, predispose alienation in their relationships. Basically insecure anxious or avoidant attachment patterns they developed in childhood persist into adult life and strongly influence numerous aspects of sexual relating. The list is not meant to exhaust all possible psychological issues; however, in our clinical experience, we have found these to be fundamental and understanding them to be useful in helping women achieve richer, more satisfying sexual lives. They can have self-conscious thoughts about their breasts:
A quest to experience 'vaginal orgasms' can cause women needless anxiety, sex therapists say. But does the vaginal orgasm really exist anyway? The anxiety is based on the notion that women can experience distinct types of orgasms, including vaginal orgasms and clitoral orgasms. It's long been a popular idea that a vaginal orgasm is desirable because it's supposed to be more intense and because it's more likely to occur during intercourse with a partner. But the notion there is a distinct 'vaginal orgasm' that is different to any other kind of orgasm is incorrect, many say. A recent paper on the subject also dismissed this notion. Sexologist and author Dr Vivienne Cass says the bulk of research suggests there is only one 'orgasm response' in women.
Sexual Health 14 Wow! How much do you know about the big O? But as it turns out, there are plenty of interesting things to know about sex's crowning glory. For example, were you aware that some people can think themselves into having an orgasm — or that men have G-spots, too? Doctors estimate that about 20 to 30 percent of men will prematurely ejaculate at some point in their lives.