Dr. Irwin Goldstein, editor of the Journal of Sexual Medicine, cited a four-week study of 1,500 couples in 2005 that found the median time for sexual intercourse was 7.3 minutes. (Women were armed with stopwatches.) [emphasis added, or not]somehow, the birds and the bees never mentioned timekeeping.
03 April 2008
i'm not sure how to take this, but Wife sent me an article from the often erudite, always gray lady, explaining that experts (perhaps true scienticians) have discovered that "the optimal amount of time for sexual intercourse [is] 3 to 13 minutes." obviously, the result included input from . the piece goes on to discuss quality versus time, but i think i found the critical flaw that actually invalidates the metrics: