Male Sexual Response Cycle

Today’s video is going to cover the Male Sexual Response Cycle and all of the phases the ‘male’ body goes through from arousal to after the orgasm. For those of you that haven’t seen it,  I created a previous post on the Female Sexual Response Cycle to help educate about what happens for a female and the way the body reacts when she goes through the phases. If you haven’t seen it yet, I suggest you check it out.

I’m hoping that through watching this video all of you will not only become better educated in regard to your own body, but also will have a better sexual experience because of it.

male sexual response cycleThe Phases:

1.) Arousal / Excitement~ This phase begins when your body first begins to respond to sexual stimulation.

  • Physical reactions like the following can be expected
  • an increase in heart rate,
  • flushing of the face and/or neck,
  • nipples becoming hard,
  • partial raising of the testicles
  • erection of the penis

2.)Plateau ~ This is the stage where your body is highly aroused and on the verge of orgasm.

Physical reactions like the following can be expected

  • everything that happens during the first stage continues and increases
  • testicles will enlarge and be fully raised
  • a few drops of pre-cum will be secreted by the Cowpers glands. (This precum is meant to lubricate the urethra, as well as clean out any bacteria that may have been left behind)

3.)Orgasm / Climax

This phase tends to be slightly different between men and women, with the men experiencing it in two parts; the first tends to be a moment of inevitability characterized by sensations that mark the point of no return with contractions occurring in the testicles, prostate and seminal vesicles. The in second part is the ejaculation of sperm due to contractions in the urethra and penis. Typically the actual orgasm lasts less than one minute for most males.

4.) Resolution ~ the body slowly returns to normal

Unlike the female, who can be responsive to stimulation even after orgasm and even have multiple orgasms, the male typically goes through a period of unresponsiveness or a refractory period where he is no longer able to be aroused and needs some time before he can get another erection and orgasm. Tho this is true for most males, its not true for every one.

I do highly suggest that you take the time to learn about your body, either during masturbation or intercourse and see if you can identify the phases as you are going through them, which will in turn help you to become a better lover.

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