Female Orgasmic Disorder is a condition that affects women’s ability to achieve sexual climax, resulting in either its absence or significant delay and reduced intensity. This disorder is defined as the inability to reach sexual climax despite adequate stimulation and emotional arousal. It can impact women of all backgrounds.
Causes may include insufficient foreplay, lack of proper stimulation, or communication issues with partners. Additionally, women with this disorder may experience related problems, such as painful intercourse or muscle contractions during penetration that prevent intercourse.
Diagnosis relies on the woman’s description of her experience, which is complicated by the wide variation in women’s sexual responses. Most women can achieve orgasm through clitoral stimulation, but fewer during vaginal intercourse. It’s crucial to note that many women with orgasmic disorder can’t achieve orgasm under any circumstances. This happens even in spite of sufficient arousal. If lack of arousal is the issue, it’s categorized as an arousal disorder.