Do men and women usually orgasm at the same time?

Emily Nagoski
Emily Nagoski on behalf of Good In Bed
Psychology
While you might both orgasm at the same time, it's more likely that one of you will be first. Keep this in mind when it comes to dealing with premature ejaculation. If that's you, don't sweat it. Keep her in the window: It will take about 90 seconds to lose your erection, so she should still be able to climax if you're providing consistent clitoral stimulation with your pelvis.

And if she climaxes first? Enjoy her orgasm, and congratulate yourself on a job well done. Most women have an innate capacity to achieve multiple orgasms, so get to work on that second one.

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Orgasm

What is an orgasm? An orgasm is a release of built-up sexual tension and a source of sexual pleasure for both men and women. For women, the vagina and clitoris become engorged with blood, leading to contractions of the vagina. For ...

men, blood flow causes the penis to become erect, usually causing the release of semen at the point of climax. Orgasms are experienced differently by different people, depending on the type of stimulation used, such as masturbation, clitoral stimulation, a sense of intimacy with a partner and other factors. Learn more about orgasms with expert advice from Sharecare.
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