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Introduction to Persistent Genital Arousal Disorder

Introduction to Persistent Genital Arousal Disorder

Before reading this post, please note that sexual arousal refers to a physical state, whereas sexual desire refers to a mental state. For example, if you want to have an orgasm, but have had a big argument with your partner, you may be experiencing arousal without desire. If you want to make love to your partner, but your body will not respond, you are experiencing desire without arousal. Persistent genital arousal disorder (PGAD) is a condition where a person experiences prolonged and intrusive sexual arousal without accompanying sexual desire. In its simplest terms, you really, really feel like you need to orgasm, to the point where it becomes an unbearable sensation, but you have not been thinking sexual thoughts or partaking in sexual acts that have caused you to become actually turned on. Worse still, if you actually do orgasm, the feeling often does not abate. Therefore, while sex normally (hopefully!)…

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