Here’s Why Women Fake It

In Season 2, episode 4 of Sex and the City, Miranda deals with a dating dilemma that I posed to my Facebook audience. The episode titled “They Shoot Single People, Don’t They?” combined laugh out loud moments along with the #TrueStory struggle of single women in the dating-sphere. The question I posted went something like this:

A recent blog I posted called The Female Orgasm: Explained, revealed a statistic from the 2010 Journal of Sex Research claiming that 50% of women faked an orgasm because an “orgasm was unlikely, they wanted sex to end, and they wanted to avoid negative consequences (e.g., hurting their partner’s feelings) and to obtain positive consequences (e.g., pleasing their partner),” reasons that also aligned with women who participated in my (informal) study. I am also in this number, but I admire those women of a different breed who claim to never have faked an O either because they didn’t need to (because the sex was that amazing) or because they’re brutally honest. #SAVAGE #ICouldNeva

I asked 40 women and these were their responses.

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