Two of the most common questions I am asked by my clients are "How much sex is normal? These sound like simple questions, but there are no right answers. After all, a couple's sex life is affected by so many different factors: age, lifestyle, each partner's health and sex drive, and most importantly the quality of their relationship. I encourage them to decide what amount is right for them because there's no such thing as "normal". This issue often comes up when the couple has what is called mismatched libidos.
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As long as both partners are satisfied, there is no right or wrong answer. However, some felt that in order for penile-vaginal intercourse to be classified as sex, one of the partners had to reach orgasm. Other definitions varied:. People might have sex less often if they have an illness or chronic pain.
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Vaginal sex typically lasts three to seven minutes, according to a Society for Sex Therapy and Research member survey. So how long should vaginal sex actually last? Many people consider the end of sex to be once all involved parties have climaxed.
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