Here's how long sex has to last to be considered good, according to experts

If you thought sex had to run all night long for it to be good then think again.

A study by researchers at Penn State University actually found that sex lasting more than half an hour was "a situation ripe for disappointment and dissatisfaction".

Researchers Eric Corty and Jenay Guardiani conducted interviews with psychologists, physicians, social workers, marriage therapists and nurses who had collectively seen thousands of patients over the years.

They presented their findings in the following four categories, giving each one a time range.

  • Too short - 1-2 minutes

  • Adequate - 3-7 minutes

  • Desirable - 7-13 minutes

  • Too long - 10-30 minutes

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