Faking Orgasms: Who Does It And Why? (Infographic)

Woman screaming with sexual pleasure and ecstasy in bed

Fake orgasms are a common topic of discussion in the popular media, from television (e.g., Seinfeld, Sex and the City) to film (e.g., When Harry Met Sally). So just how many people have faked a climax before and why did they do it? Also, are fake orgasms unique to women as most media depictions suggest, or do men pretend to climax sometimes too? Check out the infographic below for answers to these questions from a recent study published in the Journal of Sex Research.

Infographic explaining how frequently people fake orgasms and why they do it

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