What Do Blow Jobs Feel Like For Men? 12 Men Share What They Really Think Of Oral Sex, And Not All Of Them Enjoy It

Blowing the horn. Head. Speaking into the mic. Fellatio. Playing the pink oboe. Going downtown. Slurpin' the Gherkin (whatever that is). Whatever you like to refer to it as, the fact is the same: most men love blow jobs. But exactly why do guys like oral so much?

According to Love Matters, studies have found that over 70 percent of men prefer oral sex to actual intercourse. Giving every man a reason to ask for a BJ, another study released by State University of New York, Albany found that women who perform oral sex on their partners are actually much happier and less depressed than women who don't.

When it comes to sex, it can sometimes be difficult to understand what things feel like for the other person or why people enjoy certain things in bed, even though we happen to go along with it anyway. Blow jobs, no matter how common they may be, are certainly no exception. We know most (though definitely not all!) guys enjoy receiving them — but what do they actually feel like to them? Below, 12 men share their true feelings on what blow jobs really feel like for them, from "degrading" to "euphoric".

1. Tim, 48

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“First off, there is no such thing as bad fellatio. But when you're in the mouth of an artist, you're truly blessed. Everything between you two fits very well. Soft, warm, wet. That look upon you with her beautiful eyes while her mouth is full of you — that's hella-hot. Those full, pouty lips focusing on your crown, pulling up and down your shaft — I love this woman! How did you get so LUCKY?! When you let her know the train is soon arriving in her station, the thrill of how she receives your passengers also adds to the excitement. For at least three seconds or more, you're completely helpless, euphoric and vulnerable to her, then wonderfully thankful for someone so giving to your joy. Or short story: It feels really great."

2. Todd, 57

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"To me, oral stimulation feels degrading to the woman and I don't like it because of that. I think the most attractive feature of a woman is her face and I'd rather see it light up in ecstasy than look at the top of her head."

3. Robert, 54

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"To me it feels like intercourse without some of the muscle control that a vagina provides. And many times it depends on the woman performing the stimulation ... To be more specific, like a vagina, the mouth is hot wet with a hint of the teeth. And if you get deep throated, then it’s like hitting the back of the vagina. The saliva and vaginal moisture are identical in lubrication, so you see how it’s comparable."

4. Shawn, 30

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"It feels warm and wet like a vagina — while lacking the tightness (much more subtle), but having a lot of other contact and motion (especially tongue), and generally being very gentle and undemanding of the man's body. It's kind of similar to getting your nipples sucked, but better, less intense, and over a much larger area with more motion. There are emotional and visual components that contribute a lot to it too."

5. Eric, 25

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"If the blower is able to completely create a vacuum, the suction created during the orgasm is unsurpassed. By far, my best O's were from BJs. However, I prefer PIV [penis-in-vagina] sex more. The intimacy is king."

6. Jason, 32

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"Most likely, [a blow job is] very much the same as when a man sucks your clit and licks it. However, our parts aren't the same enough to give you a perfect example ... The best was from my wife because she enjoys making me feel good. She'll play with my dick and balls on her own, even while watching TV."

7. Mark, 36

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"For me, I prefer a blow job over anything. Everyone is different but I like it when someone just goes wild. It's really boring if someone just does the whole stick-it-in and go back-and-forth. You gotta suck, lick, and tickle every part. Tickle the balls too. Licking the tip can tease the guy pretty bad, too. If you really want try giving him a treat, then try deep throat. But that's only if you can handle it. Don't make him force you. If everything is done correctly, he should just sit back and enjoy it."

8. Pedro, 22

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"Too good! The idea of coming in a mouth doesn't get better."

9. Matt, 24

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"Well, I guess they feel like your penis is in someone's mouth. That's why we like them so much."

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10. John, 43

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"The intense sensations, the feel of a warm, wet mouth sliding up and down your prick, and then the explosion of an orgasm just feels so good. My best experience was from a friend of mine recently. She had been teasing me about it for years and I never had the pleasure from her until one day ... She quickly took me in her mouth, deep throat-style, and soon she was working a nice easy rhythm. I was in heaven. It was all enhanced by the tongue piercing she had ... Boy that was the best blow job I have ever had. Well worth the wait."

11. Kevin, 29

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"I actually love the sensation of a hard sucking on my cock just after I've come, as opposed to the sucking leading up to the coming."

12. Alex, 32

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"A good blow job gives me a more intense orgasm than intercourse or masturbation ever has."

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