How do you know if your partner is having an orgasm?
During an orgasm, hormones called endorphins are released into the bloodstream, causing intense pleasure and relaxation. People may feel flushed or warm, and may experience rapid muscle spasms all throughout their bodies, but mainly concentrated in the genital and anal areas. Orgasm is the peak of sexual arousal when all the muscles that were tightened during sexual arousal relax.
A guy’s orgasm is usually accompanied by the release of ejaculatory fluid, and about 10 percent of women also ejaculate during an orgasm. Women’s experience with orgasm is more varied than men’s, and not all women experience orgasm in the same way. It is often the case that a woman or a man won’t have an orgasm during sex. That’s perfectly normal. But some women are less likely to have orgasms than men.
With men, you can usually tell if they have an orgasm because they usually ejaculate. With women, it is not so simple because there is often no physical evidence. If you’re concerned about knowing when and if your partner has an orgasm, talk about how you can let one another know before you have sex. Letting partners know you care about making them feel good is a great way to show that their pleasure and enjoyment is important to you.