Refractory Period: 6 Factors That Affect the Refractory Period
Written by MasterClass
Last updated: Jun 7, 2021 • 2 min read
After climaxing or ejaculating, some people experience a period of sexual satisfaction called the refractory period. They may not feel the desire nor the physical capability of orgasming again, preferring to rest and recover after the intense sexual activity. Learn more about the sexual response cycle and the factors that influence its length.