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How many minutes does foreplay last for the average couple?

Debby Herbenick
Sexual Health
Aim for about 15 to 20 minutes of foreplay. Remember, it's not just the time but the quality that counts. Take your time, and savor every touch.
Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
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