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. Orgasms can be explosive, subtle, inaudible, or somewhere in between. If you aren't sure what you're "supposed to be feeling" during an orgasm, that's okay, because it can be confusing.
Let’s look at what an orgasm is for someone with a clitoris
Women Experience Orgasm Differently
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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. And then, in the exact split second of orgasm, there is no separation.
If you read up on the science behind what a male orgasm feels like , you'll learn they experience things like increased heart rate, elevated blood pressure, and rapid breathing. But hearing people with penises explain the sensation in their own words lets you in on the experience in a whole new way. Though the physical signs of an orgasm may look similar from person to person, they're by no means all the same. For example, you might not have known that people with penises can orgasm without ejaculation. And while it's impossible for people with penises to have multiple ejaculatory orgasms with no refractory period, they can still have multiple orgasms.