Sexy secrets

Valentine’s Day conjures up images of red hearts, roses, chocolate and, of course, love. With love often comes its naughty cousin, sex. So, just how risque are Americans when things get down and dirty? ABC News, of all things, conducted a poll of 1,501 adults a few years back to find out a little bit about their private lives. Here are some of the details:


6The average number of partners for women
20The average number of partners for men
18The average age most people lose their virginity
11%Of men have faked an orgasm
48%Of women have faked an orgasm
15%Of men have paid for sex
16%Have cheated on their partner
29%Have done the deed on a first date
57%Have had sex outdoors
78%Have been active in the past year