Orgasms are interesting things, and can originate everywhere from the clitoris , to the nipples IKR! But they are also thought of as somewhat of a mystery - maybe because many women and people with vaginas aren't easily able to have them. Here, 9 people share the stories of their first orgasms. And obvs this is NSFW. I remember it going something like this in my head: 'Oh, geez. Um, is he going down?
I Helped My 28-Year-Old Friend Have Her First Orgasm
19 First Orgasm Confessions That'll Probably Make You Giggle
Painted as elusive, irrelevant or the only indicator of sexual pleasure, throughout history the female orgasm has been misunderstood, slandered and idolised. Female pleasure has always suffered from secrecy and misunderstanding. Adverts suggest doing the housework or washing hair should be an orgasmic experience. In films, women who sleep with a love interest enjoy seemingly effortless orgasms. Women know these portrayals don't quite nail it. Every person's experience of sex and pleasure is unique. Orgasms are achieved in myriad ways, alone or with a partner.
13 women tell all about their first orgasm
All photos by Bruna Arbex. Hattie tells me she has never even tried to touch herself and when she told me this, I was speechless. But for my friend Hattie—who wishes to remain anonymous so as not to uproot the sexual prowess of her previous partners—faking has been the only ever ending to her sexual exploits since she started having sex ten years ago.
Ah, the first orgasm. Some women get up close and comfortable with their pleasure at a young age, and can't place a finger on when it all began. But others remember their first big O as a momentous event that happened much later in life, after many years of wondering. Thanks a lot, sex ed. And as such, many of us ladies experienced our first orgasms by accident, or through some form of self-exploration.