There are lots of other ways to set off an orgasm and likewise many various methods to categorise them—resembling by the kind of contact used, which physique elements have been stimulated, or how intense or pleasurable it felt. All these variations might be thought of totally different “sorts” of orgasms, and in that sense, there are dozens of forms of orgasms folks can expertise. However physiologically talking, analysis suggests all orgasms are literally the identical bodily expertise.
“Based mostly on the information I’ve seen and my conversations with scientists who research the physiology of orgasm, it doesn’t appear to be the case that orgasms induced by totally different types of stimulation ‘look’ totally different physiologically,” says Justin Lehmiller, Ph.D., a social psychologist, writer of the Intercourse and Psychology weblog, and skilled at Lovehoney. “Anatomically, an orgasm refers to a sequence of contractions that happen within the genital area, so for those who outline ‘orgasm’ solely when it comes to a physiological response, an orgasm is an orgasm.”
That stated, the psychological expertise of orgasms can range considerably, he notes, relying on components resembling substance use, how excited and aroused you’re, how distracted you’re, or how a lot stress you are feeling to orgasm. These components can have an effect on the way in which an orgasm feels, although the identical factor is going on physiologically. That is why it is potential to have some orgasms that really feel mind-numbingly wonderful, some that really feel simply OK, and a few that truly really feel dangerous or painful, Lehmiller explains. Sure, bad orgasms are a factor.
Under are no less than two dozen totally different “sorts” of orgasms which are distinctive indirectly, whether or not by the way it’s induced or the way it feels.