Fake Orgasms

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When Is It Okay To Fake An Orgasm?

Sometimes lines from Kenny Rogers’ famous song, The Gambler, apply eerily well to life, love and even sex. The whole “you gotta know when to hold ‘em, know when to fold ‘em” even works with orgasms. After all, with experience, women and men often develop some sense of when to persist in their quest for an orgasm and when to give up. And while some people truly do fold their orgasm cards and let their partner know that an orgasm is unlikely, but the sex is great regardless, others embrace the other four letter F word that’s relevant to sex: they fake it. Continue Reading →

Pretending to Orgasm: Men Fake Too

A few years ago, I attended a conference at which University of Kansas professor Dr. Charlene Muehlenhard presented data regarding men who fake (or as she put it, “pretend”) to have an orgasm during various types of sex with a partner. Often women are characterized as the gender that pretends to orgasm when, in fact, men may pretend to orgasm, too. Continue Reading →