Ten sex facts that will intrigue you

Aura is on a mission to make everyone feel fantastic during intimate moments. And knowledge is key to feeling fantastic. Knowing that nothing is normal, and everything is. Knowing that there's a million different ways to feel, think, and be, and that all of them are just fine.

1. The g-spot is a myth

The “g-spot” isn’t a turn on button for women, like some kind of internal clitoris. It is a part of the urethral sponge which swells when touched. But here’s the catch: not all women have it, and not every woman who has one finds having it stimulated pleasurable. So, if you’re trying to pleasure a woman, don’t skip the clit.

2. One in four men masturbate everyday

That’s according to a 2015 survey by the Irish Times. And you know what? We believe it. In fact, here at Aura, we say more power to them because there are countless health benefits associated with regular self-pleasure.

3. One in twenty women masturbate every day

According to this same survey. Which means it's totally normal. It's also totally normal to masturbate less frequently. So no one should sweat it.

4. Women enjoy masturbating more than men

Men masturbate more often than women, but women are more likely to say they had a very pleasurable time last time they masturbated, according to a 2019 study by the Sex Information and Education Council of Canada. This could be because women are far more likely to masturbate with a sex toy than men.

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5. Men don’t think about sex every seven seconds...but everyone still thinks about it a lot

Ohio State University investigated and found that men, on average, think about sex 19 times a day. That’s about once every 50 minutes. Women think about sex, on average, ten times a day, or about once every hour and forty-five minutes.

6. Women get erections too

Yes, you read that correctly. It isn’t just men that get hard. The clitoris becomes erect when pleasured too, it’s just not as noticeable because it’s smaller.

7. Nearly 10% of dreams are sex dreams

According to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. So, about one in ten of your dreams is hopefully going to be fabulous. 

8. Everyone loves Scarlett Johansson

Men, when asked what women they fantasied about, put Sca Jo number one most. Women, when asked which women they fantasised about, put her number one too, according to a survey by PHD. Justin Lehmiller.

9. Everyone loves Channing Tatum too

Men and women asked about the men they fantasised about in the same survey both put Channing Tatum in their top three.

10. Sex really is better with socks on

The University of Gronigen found, back in 2005, that about 50% of the couples being asked to have sex for the tests were able to orgasm. After the researchers gave them socks to wear during sex, about 80% of couples crossed the finish line!

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