Okay, so here’s the truth about female orgasm. We live in an orgasm-focused society. Orgasm is perceived as the proverbial icing on the already tasty sexual cake. Despite our misguided notion that orgasm is the primary ‘reason’ to have sex, when it comes to women, it is no sure thing. Read on to learn about the 5 most common barriers.
Why do so many people lose their ‘mojo?’ Low libido is one of the most common complaints in my sex therapy practice. Desire is the initial phase of sexual response, followed by arousal, orgasm, and satisfaction. It is the most complex and fragile phase of sexual response (especially for women).
When working with clients, I divide desire into three separate and discrete components—biological, social, and psychological. At different stages of life, these components compete with each other, often creating conflict. People are often shocked when they discover just how fragile sexual desire really is!