If you took sex ed at school, you probably learned all about pregnancy and STIs , and how to avoid them with safe sex practices , but there's a pretty good chance that your teacher never once uttered the word "orgasm" at any point throughout the semester. When you think about it, that's pretty weird, considering it's a natural biological function, and sexual pleasure is a perfectly normal, healthy part of life. So let's actually talk about orgasms for a sec. An orgasm is what happens when a person reaches the height of sexual excitement. The moment comes with feelings of pleasure and muscle contractions in the genitals.
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Let’s look at what an orgasm is for someone with a clitoris
But since every woman experiences orgasm in her own unique way, the fact is, not all of us will "just know. Here's what eight very descriptive women told us. I only have one orgasm typically per sexual activity, while some girls I know get multiple orgasms. I would describe it as something that washes over my entire body. Almost like chills throughout, but my body is heating up instead. The other analogy and more how I feel emotionally, so deeply connected, as if a river of consciousness connects me to him in the present moment.
Skip navigation! Story from Sex Tips. Like falling in love or meeting your soulmate, people say you'll "just know" when you're having an orgasm. That's a lovely sentiment, and might be true for some people, but sometimes you might actually not know.
So, just as we asked women to describe the wonders of the female orgasm , we asked a bunch of men to explain what an orgasm feels like when you have a penis. Here are their answers — names have been changed because shockingly not everyone wants their identity associated with lengthy prose about ejaculation. Fair play. The build up is short, like going from 0kmh to kmh in 2 seconds. This is a much deeper feeling and I feel spent and exhausted in a good way afterwards. Probably comparable to an intensive workout that leaves you shaking. A towering high to chase.