Login
Register

Home

About Us

Diagnoses

Treatments

Classes

Resources

Media

Testimonials

Blog

Account

Heather Jeffcoat at Healthline
Register
bad orgasm

What exactly is a "bad orgasm"?

Bad orgasms are defined as a non-positive, non-pleasurable, or negative orgasm.

And according to a 2019 study published in the Archives of Sexual Behavior, “bad” orgasms can negatively affect a person’s relationships, sexuality, and psychological health.

It’s important to note that bad orgasms can occur during consensual sex or acts of assault. Here, we’ll be focusing on the former.

Bad ≠ painful ≠ incomplete

Although some might qualify painful (dysorgasmia) or incomplete orgasms as “not good” or “bad,” the term “bad orgasm” specifically refers to an orgasm that:

  • feels negative
  • occurs during a pressure-filled encounter
  • has negative effects on your psychological health or relationship

What should you do if you experience one?

Your next steps will largely depend on the environment and circumstances that the bad orgasm took place.

In the moment

Immediately after it happens, breathe.

This will help downregulate your central nervous system, which is likely going haywire after the bad O, explains Heather Jeffcoat, DPT, author of “Sex Without Pain: A Self-Treatment Guide to the Sex Life You Deserve.”

If you’re in physical pain, she recommends applying a hot pack to the lower abdomen.

[This will] help relieve any muscle tension that can be associated with bad and painful orgasm, says Jeffcoat.

Continue reading the full article here.

User Rating: 5 / 5

Star ActiveStar ActiveStar ActiveStar ActiveStar Active
 

What They Say About Us

  • Testimonials

    • Testimonial by S.H., age 24

      I just wanted to thank you for everything you've done for me for the past 19 months. I literally could not have reached my goals without you and your practice. You gave me the courage to keep moving forth with my treatment no matter how afraid and anxious I was. You were always there to answer questions and made this whole process so much easier than I expected it to be. It's because of you that my marriage is on the right track, that I can get pregnant and that this part of my life is finally...

      Read more Testimonial by S.H., age 24

  • Testimonials

    • Testimonial by A.W., age 32

      I wanted to let you know that my pelvic floor held strong and gave me no trouble whatsoever in my trail race this morning (12 miles)! In a way, I felt like I ran better than ever because my core feels so rock solid from all the exercises you have me doing. That was especially valuable on the technical downhill - I just flew down the trail because I had confidence in my balance and form. Thank you for helping me get back to doing what I love. -- A.W., age 32(completed Post-partum Renewal...

      Read more Testimonial by A.W., age 32

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

captcha