British scientists have discovered why men tend to exaggerate when it comes to their sexual experience.
Researchers from the University of Glasgow analyzed data from a survey of 15 thousand men and women aged from 16 to 74 years, writes the Independent.
It turned out that men more often than women overestimate the number of sexual partners. They inflate the number, on average, twice.
The reason to lie about your sexual experience was a desire to appear more experienced. Also, sometimes men are just rounded figures, not counting the exact number of partners.
Interestingly, men and women during the survey, demonstrated a completely different attitude to casual sex.
Women tried to hide from partners such experience, and men Vice versa – to exaggerate the number of casual sexual relations.
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