Penny wanted to believe that making love was more than just fiddling with nerve endings until harum-sacrum chemicals squirted around limbic systems. Real love, she knew, was something lasting and soulful. It sustained and nourished a person. The “love” that Max engendered seemed to evaporate as her orgasms petered out. Despite their delightful effects, the Beautiful You products generated merely a powerful love substitute.
Her darkest fear was that the world’s women wouldn’t know the difference.
Chuck Palahniuk 2014