By Rebecca VanderMeulen, GalTime.com
Here's a scene from Seinfeld, the '90s' hilarious take on everyday minutae:Jerry: "You faked it?" Elaine: "I faked it." Jerry: "That whole thing, the whole production, it was all an act?" Elaine: "Not bad, huh?" Jerry: "What about the breathing, the panting, the moaning, the screaming?" Elaine: "Fake, fake, fake, fake."
Many women pride themselves on their ability to convincingly fake an orgasm, thereby putting an end to less-than-satisfying sex. One researcher at Temple University found recently that about 60 percent of women have feigned climax at least once.
But if you're part of this majority, sex counselor Ian Kerner says your acting skills are nothing to be proud of. Convincingly faking the big O just makes you a good liar.
There are plenty of reasons women pretend to be satisfied. Maybe it's not happening for real because they're tired, distracted, anxious orRead More »from Is It OK To 'Fake It'?