Sex Is Like The Tennis At Wimbledon - The Women Are Making Far More Noise!
A whopping 94% of women admitted that they were louder than their partners during love-making. And 70% of men polled also confirmed that their female lovers were louder. The findings were revealed in an exclusive poll of 1,171 people for Britain’s biggest online sex toy retailer Lovehoney.co.uk.
They asked 566 women and 605 men who were loudest in bed and how they achieved their best orgasms.
One respondent to the survey said: "Sex is largely like the tennis at Wimbledon: the women are making far more noise!"
The results were:
- 94% of women said they were louder than their partner while just 6% of women felt they were quieter;
- 70% of men felt their women were louder while 30% of men said they made the most noise;
- Just 51% of women said they orgasmed through penetrative sex;
- 76% of women orgasmed through oral sex;
- 95% of women regularly orgasm using sex toys;
Women were also asked how they best achieved an orgasm. The answers were: oral sex (23%), sex toys (34%), penetrative sex (23%), manual stimulation 20%.
Sex expert Tracey Cox: “I found it interesting women came up as 'noisier'. There's no scientific explanation of why one sex is noisier in bed.
"It tends to be an individual thing. Some people scream the house down at a concert, others watch without making a sound. It doesn't mean they're not enjoying it as much!
"One theory might be that since women fake it more often than men do, perhaps they feel obliged to provide 'evidence' that they're enjoying themselves?
"Either way, we need to steer clear from thinking that the noisier the person is in bed, the more they're enjoying it.
"Being noisy doesn't make you a good lover, though I heartily support any sort of feedback in bed and noise is one way of communicating."
One explanation for why women are noisier is because their orgasms are more intense.
The bundle of nerves on a woman's clitoris is much larger than it is near the man’s penis – giving women added pleasure when they climax.
Tracey added: "The stand-out stat to me is that 95% of women regularly orgasm using sex toys. Compare this to just 23% of women who say they get their best orgasm through intercourse with their partner.
"Most women find it much easier to orgasm solo rather than with a partner because not only are they more relaxed on their own and not under pressure to perform, they can use the technique which works the best - direct clitoral stimulation.
"Less than a quarter of women have their best sex through penetration because most women need clitoral stimulation and intercourse is woefully ineffective at doing this.
"And 82% of women want more oral sex because, running a close second to the vibrator, oral sex is often the most effective and pleasurable ways to make a female orgasm. Tongues are remarkably effective at stimulating the clitoris directly but gently, which is what women need to orgasm."
Actress Megan Ryan is probably responsible for the most female orgasm in movies in the famous scene in Where Harry Met Sally where she explained how easily women can fool men by faking an orgasm.
The survey was carried out by Lovehoney to coincide with the launch today (Mon July 2) of the Sqweel 2 oral sex toy. It is an oral sex simulator featuring a rotating wheel covered in soft silicone tongues, useable by women AND men.
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