Sex is one of those areas in life can bring great joy and also cause great stress. Specifically, orgasms, or the lack thereof, can be a point of great obsession for women, given the intricacies of how and why we climax are often more nuanced and complicated than how men orgasm.
Sadly, plenty of women are predisposed to faking it for the benefit or their partners. After all, who could forget that iconic Meg Ryan scene from When Harry Met Sally, when she schooled Billy Crystal’s character on how successfully women can fool their partners?
A bona-fide masterclass.
In an attempt to understand the elusive female orgasm, and to learn some fascinating facts about, well, getting off, ELLE reached out to Chantelle Otten, Psycho-Sexologist and Director of the Australian Institute of Sexology and Sexual Medicine, for some clarity.