Topics like masturbation, 'unexpected noises' and male partners faking orgasms can be intimidating topics to discuss, but sex experts can offer reassuring advice. Some 'problems' are in fact non-issues - but you can never know that unless you ask 1.
Is it normal that my partner fakes orgasms? YES We get so hung up on the degree to which women fake orgasms that we may forget men do it too. This can make their partners feel concerned they've done something horribly wrong. In fact, quite a number of men admit to occasionally faking the big 'O'. A study published in the journal Sexual and Relationship Therapy found 30 per cent of North American men said they'd faked it at one time or another. Clinical sexologist Dr Kat van Kirk told Women's Health magazine that the issues that cause men to fake it are similar to those of women.
Ability to orgasm can be affected by alcohol, tiredness, stress and some medication,' she said. However, that doesn't mean the sex wasn't any good. If the issues persists, it may be worth having a discussion and discovering how you can both reach the finish line. Is it normal that I prefer anal to vaginal sex? YES Perhaps surprisingly, women who've had some form of anal play say they have more frequent orgasms than those who don't.
This is because that part of the body is loaded with sensitive nerve endings, according to sexologist Jessica O'Reilly. Is it normal that my vagina makes noises? YES Sudden noises, sometimes called 'fanny farts', are a normal, some might say unavoidable, part of vaginal sex. Sometimes air is pushed into the vagina during sex, says GP Philippa Kaye, and is forcibly pushed out by thrusting or changing position, which causes the sound.
There's nothing to worry or feel embarrassed about in this, she adds. Masturbation, 'weird noises' and male partners faking orgasms all make up our common concerns about sex 4. Is it normal that my partner can feel my coil during sex? YES There is no danger to you or your partner, says Kaye, although for your comfort you can ask your doctor to refit it.
If a partner is complaining that they can feel the coil. It may also be that your partner's penis is particularly sensitive. Is it normal that I masturbate five times a week? YES Women in general report masturbating less often than men - but that doesn't mean it's unhealthy. The reasons why women do it less then men 17 per cent of whom reported masturbating the same are unknown, but it's been said to improve mood and vaginal strength.
Regardless, 'masturbation is a common sexual practice among women,' Dr. Is it normal that I'm straight but when it comes to porn, I only get turned on by girl-on-girl? YES Research has shown that porn viewing habits are not reflective of secret sexual lusts in women.
A study by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health at the University of Toronto found that, while male arousal matched their sexual orientation, women showed little preference between different types of porn.
In other word, women were equally aroused by watching heterosexual sex as by female-only sex, regardless of their sexuality. Share or comment on this article: The weird sex questions you wanted to ask but were afraid to.