It turns out that endurance may not be the key to a great sex life.
A survey of sex therapists has concluded that the optimal amount
of time for sexual intercourse was 3 to 13 minutes. The findings
will be published in next month's issue of the Journal of Sexual
The time, however, does not count foreplay, and the therapists
did rate sexual intercourse that lasts from 1 to 2 minutes as "too
One researcher says he hopes the new study will help ease
the minds of those who believe that "more of something good is
Experts say prior research has shown that both men and women
want foreplay and sexual intercourse to last longer.