Posts tagged "faking it"

Study Shows Some Women Fake It For Their Own Pleasure

Women have been faking orgasms since the beginning of time, the reasoning usually being that it's just easier to pretend you've come when you know a real one is not going to happen. It gives the dude you're getting down with unspoken permission to finish up himself, without having to say, mid-coitus, "Hey, you know,…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 26, 2014

Hot Links: Why Women Fake It & Gay Penguins Rebound With New Mates

Have you faked it? I've faked it. Here are some reasons why women fake it. [College Candy] A same-sex male penguin couple that was torn apart by Canadian zookeepers has, alas, mated with their new female partners. Can't we compromise and allow the four of them live together in peace and harmony? Sigh. [Huffington Post]…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 13, 2011

Guy Talk: Ladies, We’d Prefer You Didn’t Fake It

I read a blog post earlier this month that sounded a familiar refrain: Are single women too independent for their own good? Women’s magazines ask that question, men’s magazines ask that question, and the answer is almost always the same: yes.

By: Hugo Schwyzer / March 24, 2011

When Guys Fake It

Ever since "When Harry Met Sally," faking orgasms has been considered a totally female thing. After all, why would a guy fake an orgasm? And how? But a new study has found that more men then you'd think pretend during sex. When Live Science surveyed more than 200 college students, 25 percent of the me…

By: Julie Gerstein / November 16, 2010

How To Fake Just About Anything

Contrary to what your mama might have told you, “just be yourself” is not always the best advice. Almost all of us have something we’re insecure about, and while years of pricey therapy might eventually banish self-doubt, I’ve found that the best way to get over it in the short-term is to refuse to acknowledge…

By: Judy McGuire / February 18, 2010

Faking It: Sports Knowledge 101

Holiday time for men means one thing: sports, sports, and more sports. Christmas Day alone has five basketball games on. This weekend is the last regular season game for football and playoff spots are on the line. And hockey season started not too long ago. If you have no idea what I'm talking about, the…

By: Persia Ali / December 24, 2008

12 Occasions When It’s Okay To Fake It

Everyone knows (we hope) that it’s probably not the best idea to fake it in bed. There are exceptions, of course, as in God, can we just get this over with before “Mad Men” starts? But in general, faking an orgasm just reinforces and encourages behavior that simply isn’t getting the job done. There are,…

By: Wendy Atterberry / October 10, 2008

Poll: Are You A Faker?

After chatting with the guys on my IM yesterday about how often they bring a girl to orgasm, I started thinking about faking it. Most of them said they didn't think women really faked with them and would prefer that they didn't. So here's a question for you:…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 14, 2008