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It’s an age-old question that countless of us have likely pondered at some point in the past; exactly how long should sex last?

Perhaps now more than ever before, our view on this question has become somewhat skewed. In the age of the internet, when access to porn is relatively open and pornographic material is readily available, it’s easy to fall into the trap of believing sex should last for hours on end and that we all need to be stallions in the sack.

This, of course, isn’t true. Thanks to our Global Sex Survey, where we interviewed 29,000 people across the world, we have uncovered the facts about sexual duration which are sure to put your mind at rest. Here is everything you need to know when it comes to how long sex should last: