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How long does the typical “first time” last? I am worried it was too quick

Everyone’s first time having sex is different, so there’s no “right” or “wrong” amount of time for it to last.

Some guys worry that they ejaculate too early during sex — especially when they are first beginning to have sex with a partner. Early ejaculation, or premature ejaculation, means that a guy can’t control his response to the stimulation that triggers ejaculation, so he ejaculates before he wants to. Early ejaculation is fairly common in younger, less sexually experienced guys.

Guys who feel they ejaculate too early might want to share their concerns with their partners. Also, open communication with partners about likes and dislikes, and paying attention to sensation — to slow down the process of getting to the point of ejaculation — during sex can help guys delay ejaculation.

Wearing condoms can help make a guy last longer. There are special brands to help do just that.

Tags: premature ejaculation, sex, virginity