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Ok I have a friend who believes it is possible to have sex five times in three hours. I myself Do not believe this but I would like to know if it is in fact possible. I have heard reasons why not but my curiosity has brought me to this forum. So if you could answer for me I'd be very appreciative.
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It's certainly physically possible, but it depends on a few things:

1) what you're defining as sex. Are you just talking about penis-in-vagina sex, or are you also including other types of sexual activity?

2) a person's refractory period, which is the amount of time it takes them to become aroused again after an orgasm. See our article on Sexual Response and Orgasm: A User's Guide for more about how arousal and sexual response works.

It's certainly physically possible, but many people probably wouldn't have that much sex in a short period of time like that.

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Well its vagina and penis sex...
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okay, given that young men often take shorter amounts of time (ten to twenty mintues) to complete one sexual act to resolution, but also a minimum of ten minutes to refract...

that's about thirty minutes from start to the end of refractory.

in three hours, theoretically, you could have sex 6 times. 6>5, therefore it is possible to have sex 5 times in three hours.

however, i would say that both people would be very tired, sore, and really, sex is about QUALITY NOT QUANTITY. Sure, it makes for a great story to tell the guys over beers, but when you think about it, being in such a rush to beat an arbitrary numerical score really compromises the uality of the sex you have.

anyway, if your friend claimed as much, then methinks someone;s trying to brag.

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