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What is an energy orgasm?

Emily Nagoski
Emily Nagoski on behalf of Good In Bed
Psychology

When you think about a body part being touched, the area of your brain that represents sensation to that body part “lights up,” as if you that part actually were being touched. Energy orgasms work because we can stimulate our genitals with our brains. People who have energy orgasms are using their brains to generate those “turn on!” signals without external stimulation.

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