Men's and Women's Reports of Pretending Orgasm

  title={Men's and Women's Reports of Pretending Orgasm},
  author={Charlene L. Muehlenhard and Sheena K Shippee},
  journal={The Journal of Sex Research},
  pages={552 - 567}
Research shows that many women pretend or “fake” orgasm, but little is known about whether men pretend orgasm. The purpose of this study was to investigate (a) whether, how, and why men pretend orgasm and (b) what men's and women's reports of pretending orgasm reveal about their sexual scripts and the functions of orgasms within these scripts. Participants were 180 male and 101 female college students; 85% of the men and 68% of the women had experienced penile–vaginal intercourse (PVI… 

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