Ah yes, the female orgasm. What a mysterious and wonderful gift from Mother Nature to women everywhere. A new video from Wired explains the ins and outs of the female orgasm and how women reach climax both physically and chemically.
Unlike the male orgasm that's "an explosive affair," as the video states, women's orgasms work behind closed doors leaving us many times in the dark about what's actually happening during climax.
To help out with this confusion, here are eight facts about the female orgasm: The clitoris has a whole lot of nerve endings -- approximately 8, give or take.
Most women need direct clitoral stimulation in order to orgasm. It takes work, people. Some women can even orgasm just from kissing.
Kissing is basically magic.
A small percentage of women reported being able to orgasm during childbirth. One small perk, at least. Women can orgasm from having anal sex.
Ten percent of women report achieving orgasm through exercise. Now there's an incentive to go to the gym.
The vaginal orgasm is basically a myth. Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you.
Watch the rest of the video above to learn more fun facts about the clitoris and her orgasms. There actually might be something to the idea that we "glow" after sex.
Go to mobile site. Full disclosure: I have had anal sex before, and I hated it.
"Anal orgasms can happen through indirect stimulation of the erogenous zones be stimulated during anal play, most easily when the woman is on top during sex. Last week, I tried to figure out why more women are having anal sex and why it correlates so highly with orgasms.