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michelle
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Hanne
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For women? You usually don't. Most women don't ejaculate, so there isn't anything that is analogous to the "cum" or ejaculate you may have experienced when a man has an orgasm.

On the somewhat rare occasions when a woman does ejaculate fluid during orgasm, it is thinnish and watery, usually clear or whitish in color, and comes out of the urethra (same place urine comes from), but does not smell like and is not urine.

Women's other sexual fluids come out of the vagina, and aside from the amount (which is greater during arousal and sexual activity), they are usually not easily distinguished from normal vaginal self-lubrication.

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so women don't cum? that makes sense but i thought i'd read somewhere before in a post that women did cum. someone asked me one time if women do cum-so would my answer to them would be no?

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I've heard sometimes a girl can cum, but most of the time there is no difference.
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Hanne
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"Cum" is an awfully vague word.

One usage of the word is to mean "orgasm." Women can and do do have orgasms.

"Cum" can also mean "ejaculate," usually referring to a male orgasm. Ejaculation of semen is a very typical part (*the* typical part, to most people) of men's orgasms.
Some women, sometimes, have ejaculation of fluid when they have orgasms. This fluid is not semen. See my post above for more on that.

Almost all women, however, will have an increase in vaginal fluids when they are aroused and when they are engaged in sex.

See my post above for more details on that as well. Does this clear things up at all?

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yeah it does-thank you

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