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The magic inch

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You've lost me! O_o LOL
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In that you can't see the first figure in the full paper or don't understand the "first derivative" math term? If the figure, you should be able to see it in Paul's link. If it's the math term, all the derivative means is the slope or "steepness" of a plot. In the paper, the curve for men is very steep in the teenage years, indicating that men have their first O as teens almost exclusively. In TMB's survey data the huge "spike" in the 12-14 yr range says the same thing, and the TMB plot is essentially equivalent to the slope (or steepness) of the plot in the paper.
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fascinating. This explains so much about our married sex life, especially after I read the article.

Also, as an aside, if I remember correctly, I read that one of the French royalty (I think it was one of Napoleon's daughters) had surgery to move her clitoris closer to her urethral opening so she could have easier orgasms during PIV sex.

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Yes, Marie Bonaparte, who was one of the researchers that this newer work based their study upon. She was Napolean's great grand niece.

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Wow. That seems painful, even with more modern surgical techniques and pain meds.
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It is the differences in Marie Bonaparte's measurements and modern ones that suggest a change in the average distance in the recent past. The data is too sparse to make a real claim, but it's an interesting theory.
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very interesting.
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I just skimmed the article (link 1).... I have been able to O from PIV, with no other aid. But the more I paid attention, I realized that clitoral stimulation was happening simultaneously. This is one reason missionary positions are my favorite. It is all-around much more pleasurable for me. Positions that take his body away from mine (specifically the clitoral glans) they are not near as pleasurable, if not pleasurable at all. For me, ultimate pleasure consists of both the clitoris and inside the vagina (my focal pleasure spots vary from each encounter) being stimulated simultaneously. Os from clitoral stimulation alone isn't near as satisfying.

I do wonder, does anyone know that when you can feel an O originating deep within (vaginal or uterine), versus from the clitoris, even though the clitoris is stimulated, and yes there is a difference.... what kind of orgasm is that classified as? Is it considered a clitoral O if the clitoris is stimulated at all? Or, is it about where the O actually originates?
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I think what you're describing would be considered a vaginal O. But technically, since the full clitoris wraps on both sides of the vagina, it's probably still a clitoral O. It's just a different part of it that's being stimulated. And yeah... huge difference between the two.
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Thanks. Things can get so confusing because everything is so intertwined. "Yes, I can orgasm from PIV alone, oh wait, my clitoris just happens to be getting stimulated during it."

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