51pc US couples dissatisfied with duration of sex
London, May 26 (ANI): More than half of American couples feel dissatisfied with the length of time their sexual escapades last, according to a new study.
Researchers at Wakefield Research, a U.S. company, found that 51per cent of sexually active adults either want sex to last longer or finish earlier, the Daily Mail reported.
Thirty seven per cent of Americans believe sex finishes too quickly while 14per cent said sex lasts longer than they would like, according to the study, commissioned by the condom manufacturing company Durex.
The researchers surveyed 1,000 adults aged 18 and over between March 16 and March 22, 2012.
The study also stated that 75per cent of men and 66per cent of women try to change the pace of sex while they are actually making love.
It also found that 46per cent of respondents believe they are "more likely to see Big Foot" than climax at the same time as their partner.
According to 25per cent of people, the ideal length of intercourse is ten minutes or less.
Outdoor sex is also popular among Americans and the study found that 75per cent of people have made love in an 'adventurous locale'.
Favourite scenarios include having sex in a car, getting naked by a pool and having sex on a secluded beach.
The Eiffel Tower was also found to be the most desirable 'famous place' that women would like to have sex in followed by Buckingham Palace.
Among men the most desirable place was found to be the White House.
As for sex inside the home, 31per cent of people enjoy making love in the shower while 23per cent prefer the couch and 22per cent prefer the porch.
Kevin Harshaw, marketing director of personal care at Reckitt Benckiser which is the parent company of Durex, said dissatisfaction among people is "something that has been occurring forever."
The study also found that 61per cent of Americans believe that a healthy sexual relationship makes you a better husband, wife or partner. (ANI)
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