What is the mechanism that make men stop immediately being horny after orgsam?

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What is the mechanism that make men stop immediately being horny after orgsam?

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I think you’re referring to the refractory period. It’s not that it makes you “stop being horny”, so much as a biological cool-down period. People with shorter refractory periods, for instance, don’t have to stop being aroused if they’re able and willing to have subsequent orgasms

Orgasm releases a surge of hormones. The main one responsible for the refractory period in men is prolactin, the same hormone that stimulates breastmilk production in women (hence the name).

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I’m feeling like a freak reading this thread, am I really supposed to just not be horny and pass out post orgasm???

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In males, its not the orgasm that causes refractory period but the ejaculation. They happen so close together both literally and temporally appear like one big orgasm.
The prostate is similar in its fringe benefits to the g spot. A good prostate massage will let anyone achieve multiple orgasms with no ejaculation or refractory period. Refractory period is a universal trait to ensure adequate time for sperm production and replenishment.

Your body release prolactin after climax/ejaculation, prolaction inhibits dopamine and dopamine is one of the major drivers of libido. That’s why dopamine agonist which lower prolactin and increase dopamine can have the side effect of high libido.

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The Coolidge effect is also a very interesting talking point to this theme.

It basically describes that the refractory period (a period of time whereby the male is physically unable to ejaculate after an ejaculation) will basically be “deleted” if a NEW sexual partner suddenly would become available/present themselves.

Has been observed is animals and humans

Evolution is responsible for this reflex. During animal sex males use a part of their body to remove sperm any competing males may have deposited. Males that fail to stop their “removal action” after making their own sperm “deposit” leave fewer descendants.

Predictably changing sex partners mitigates this cool down reflex: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coolidge_effect named after an American president:

> an old joke about Calvin Coolidge when he was President … The President and Mrs. Coolidge were being shown [separately] around an experimental government farm. When [Mrs. Coolidge] came to the chicken yard she noticed that a rooster was mating very frequently. She asked the attendant how often that happened and was told, “Dozens of times each day.” Mrs. Coolidge said, “Tell that to the President when he comes by.” Upon being told, the President asked, “Same hen every time?” The reply was, “Oh, no, Mr. President, a different hen every time.” President: “Tell that to Mrs. Coolidge.”