5 Things We Didn’t Know About Our Orgasms
Ami Angelowicz / August 4, 2011
They are genetic.
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If having an orgasm is difficult for you, don't get mad at your vibrator (or your S.O.), you may want to blame your parents. According to a study, a women's ability to achieve orgasm is partially determined by her genetics. Whether it's anatomical, physiological, or psychological is unclear. Of course, other factors like societal attitudes toward women, upbringing, and religious affiliation are also at play. But ultimately, researchers discovered that up to 45 percent of women's differences in ability to orgasm are biological rather than social or cultural. [New Scientist]