The Vaginal Orgasm: Everything You Wanted to Know

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What Are the Types of Vaginal Orgasm?

It is well-known that many people struggle to achieve orgasm when they are having sex, and some have problems when they are masturbating too. Studies show that a third of women encounter such difficulties while having sex with another person. One reason for this could be that many people do not know very much about female orgasms.

Studies are still being done to understand what causes females to orgasm, and even so, there is a lot we do not know. Some discoveries have been made but are not yet common knowledge. For example, did you know there are multiple types of orgasms? How many different types of orgasms can vaginas have? Experts have different answers for this based on the categories they use, but generally speaking, there are five types of vaginal orgasms. The different types of orgasm are:

  • Clitoral:  This orgasm is reached through the stimulation of the clitoris.
  • Vaginal: Lesser known about how to achieve, and few women can reach orgasm without some clitoral stimulation. This orgasm is attained only through intentional stimulation of the vagina and may be linked to G-spot stimulation.
  • Exercise-Induced:  An exercise-induced orgasm is as it sounds. Exercising activates similar parts of the brain and releases hormones like those experienced during sex. Exercise also increases blood flow, which can make the genitals more sensitive.
  • Sleep: There is also not much that we know about orgasms experienced during sleep, but they could be a result of stimulation from bedding or dreams/fantasies. 
  • Other:  This is a broad area, but it involves stimulating different pleasure zones, such as the nipples or anus.

G-Spot: Where Is It?

While talking about vaginal orgasms, we mentioned the G-spot. The G-spot is an extremely sensitive area, and people have found that a G-spot orgasm can be strong and intense. Many vagina owners, however, may have never experienced an orgasm through G-spot stimulation because it is difficult to find. So the big question is: Where is the G-spot?
One of the reasons it is so hard to find is that it varies between vaginas. An important thing to note is the G-spot is on the front wall of the vagina, and the easiest way to find it is when sexually aroused. It might also be easier to find during masturbation than with a partner. Generally speaking, the G-spot will be an inch or two away from the vaginal opening, though this distance will vary depending on the person. It can be found using fingers or a toy and moving up and along the vaginal wall towards the navel. The best way to find it is to go slow and experiment with what feels best.

What Can Cause an Inability to Orgasm?

As mentioned above, the inability to have an orgasm is very common. Many different things may cause a failure to orgasm. Some of the most common causes are:

  • Stress/anxiety – Stress and anxiety cause both men and women to experience lower sex drives.
  • Medical conditions/medicines – Some medical conditions and medications decrease sexual desire. If you feel that this might be the cause of your inability to orgasm, it is essential to seek advice from your doctor.
  • Lack of communication – Both partners must express their desire for the other as well as what feels good for each person.
  • Overstimulation – Despite what porn and other media would lead you to believe, too much stimulation is not always a good thing. Hard and fast is not going to work for everyone; some might need a slower and gentler approach.
  • Under stimulation – As mentioned above, a majority (studies show around 80 percent) will not orgasm from vaginal stimulation alone. Some may need other areas, like the clitoris, stimulated as well.
  • Lack of lubrication – Not all vaginas will create enough natural lubrication for sex to feel pleasurable. Extra lube may be necessary to reach orgasm.


Multiple Orgasms: Is It Real?

Vagina owners can have multiple orgasms. However, not all do, and it can be hard to achieve. The facts are that some may not be able to have multiple, back-to-back orgasms. Some will be oversensitive after their first orgasm. That being said, vaginas have multiple orgasms. How can you reach more orgasms? It depends on the person, but there are some general tips.
Some recommend foreplay, potentially a lot of it. Others say that it is important to pause between attempts. It can be necessary to build back up between each orgasm. Many suggest a combination of clitoral and vaginal stimulation. Plenty of lubrication is also a must. The best way to figure out whether you can have multiple orgasms and what works best for you is to experiment, both by yourself and with a partner. Communication is also important. Tell your partner what feels right and what excites you — practicing a lot with help.


If you are struggling with an inability to reach orgasm, remember that you are not alone. One out of three vagina owners struggle with this, and a vast majority report not being able to reach orgasm through vaginal sex alone. There are many reasons why we can have trouble orgasming. If you are struggling, try experimenting on your own. Figure out what you like and bring it up to your partner if you can. You may also want to try mixing things up. Trying toys, for example, can be helpful. Stress and anxiety are reportedly the most common causes of an inability to orgasm in women and men, so you may want to try doing something relaxing before sex. However, if you believe that medication or a medical condition may cause a lack of sex drive, you should speak with your doctor.