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#NationalSexDay: This is How Long Sex Should Actually Last

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Check the calendar, it’s 6/9 — National Sex Day.

Yep, it’s a thing.

While Twitter is getting busy with NSFW tweets, someone in the NewsFix newsroom raised an interesting question: How long should sex last?

Well, I say, if you have to ask… you’re in trouble.

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But hey, I’m no sex therapist. So, let the pros break it down for ya.


What’s considered “too short” sex?

“Cause I don’t want no one-minute man.” 

Missy Elliott was clearly on to something. Sex pros say anything less than two minutes is unacceptable!


Time to get your stamina up.


Okay, so… an “adequate” amount of time?

Can you handle the truth? Drum roll please… six minutes.

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Yes. That’s. It.


It seems 13 is actually a lucky number…

Yep, apparently, all you need is 13 minutes to really make magic in the bedroom.

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Again — yes, that’s it.

“Many men and women seem to believe the fantasy model of large penises, rock-hard erections and all-night-long intercourse,” a sex therapist told Science Daily. “This seems a situation ripe for disappointment and dissatisfaction.”


And… what’s too damn long?

If you’re going at it for 30 minutes or longer…

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Well, there you have it, folks. The sex experts have spoken.

Bottomline, whether you’re a “one-minute man” or an “ALL-nighter,” if you’re celebrating #NationalSexDay — #WrapItUp!


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