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Friday, August 12, 2005
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When was the last time your husband or boyfriend came ten times in one night? Scott? *g*

And for those of you who can actually remember this happening, (lord knows I can’t) did this happen on a regular basis, or was it more of a one-off thing, that probably hasn’t been repeated since?

The reason I ask, is because I read a book last night that made my jaws drop in amazement.

The hero and heroine swapped all kinds of bodily liquids, and somehow the hero managed to maintain his hard-on for about twenty-four hours straight. They did this for about six months.

Is that even possible without some kind of medical assistance?

Now the Tall Guy has got remarkable stamina when it comes to maintaining an erection, but once that baby reaches it’s pinnacle, it needs recovery time. I could bounce on it for ever and a day, and it would still need the appropriate recovery time. So what gives?

Does that mean he isn’t as good as I think he is? Does he have some kind of erectile deficiency? (smooches hun).

I don’t think so.

How many people have sex more than six times a night, and by sex, I mean the swapping of bodily fluids during various sexual acts?

You see, I know that romance books are hugely based on fantasy, but sometimes, I do think that some authors go just a tad too far in terms of writing believable sex scenes.

It’s one thing to write a prolonged sex scene, but given the physiological aspects of having sex, does maintaining a hard-on for twenty-four hours straight, not go beyond the realms of possibility?

I’m sure there are exceptions to the rule as there always are, but really my amigo’s, is this your reality? It sure as hell isn’t mind, and I don’t mind telling you so either.

If my husband could maintain his erection for twenty-four hours straight, we would have gotten divorced years ago. Who needs that much pressure?

Does the fantasy really mean that reality is totally left behind, or do you prefer a good mixture of both, if only for the sake of believability?


  • somethingsicantsay
    August 12
    10:48 am

    apparently, there was this certain woman who had sex with 250+ men in over 10 hours


  • Dakota Cassidy
    August 12
    12:02 pm

    Wow, that’s a helluva lot of like WOOD goin’ on there.

    I think–if it were my partner and he was hard all night–he’d be beating the bathroom tile with it. I’m OLD. I can’t take that kind of lashing. LMAO

    Dakota 🙂


  • Mel
    August 12
    12:51 pm

    I read your post on Riannon Byrd’s Triple Play afew weeks ago, and I agreed with you. The sex went on for too damn long. 24 hours worth of sex, no thanks, I have a life, lol!

    The thing with romance is, if the book is a contemp, then I don’t want to see unrealistic scenes in it, period, and keeping a hard on for 24 hours, counts as unrealistic.


  • Eve Vaughn
    August 12
    2:35 pm

    LOL, lovely image you painted Karen. I think if a guy lasts that damn long he’d better be prepared to do a lot of masturbating. Yikes, now while I think my husband has an impressive amount of stamina, I would personally supply him with the porn and lube so he can go at it himself if he wanted to go that damn long. Can we say sore? Ouch. On the flip side, I had an experience where the guy didn’t last a full minute. A happy medium is nice.


  • Rosie
    August 12
    2:49 pm

    10 times? 24 hours of hard on? Sex would begin to take on the same flavor as say…defrosting the freezer or scrubbing the toilets. Yeech! For me the excess kills the fantasy which is one of the reasons I’m reading the book in the first place.

    Even when my sweetie was a young pervert and we, “swapped body fluids” 3 times in 24 hours he was looking for a gold medal! Now as an old pervert we are thrilled with one event that might last the whole weekend. 🙂


  • McVane
    August 12
    4:30 pm

    *winces* I’m crossing my legs here!


  • Erin The Innocent
    August 12
    4:50 pm

    That sounds painful and exhausting!


  • Jenn
    August 12
    6:47 pm

    NO comment


  • Indida
    August 12
    7:31 pm

    I have heard of that but it was only because the guys put cocaine or some other type of hyped up drug on or in their “appendages”. Other than that, I am clueless.


  • meljean brook
    August 12
    8:06 pm

    TMI-time! 😀

    Well, not that long, but seven or eight times in one night, yes — a LONG time ago, when hubby and I were first dating, and I was about to take off for NY for a week.

    I was sore for three days. It’s not an experience I’d like to repeat, as pleasant as it was at the time. I could barely walk, let alone lean against something. Ouch. Ouch.


  • Suisan
    August 12
    8:22 pm

    I can only echo Meljean here.


    Does the fantasy really mean that reality is totally left behind, or do you prefer a good mixture of both, if only for the sake of believability?

    Believable fantasy is almost an oxymoron, but I know what you’re getting at. For me, there has to be a breathtaking aspect to fantasy (“Oooh. That’s so cool!”) but you have to actually think it would happen. Suddenly changing the laws of physics (or tumescence) doesn’t work for me.


  • Maven
    August 12
    9:54 pm

    Dear Heaven! 10 times in one night and the friction is likely to set something on FIRE! What is this? The Boy Scouts?!?
    If a guy has a 24hr erection, then he needs to see a Doctor about that priapism. I’m more than happy with once a night with the ocasional twofer. Frankly, I’m a quality over quantity girl anyway, and DH knows his business. Once we’re finished, all I want to do is sleep, so he better not be looking for seconds for at least 6 hours.


  • Anonymous
    August 13
    3:10 am

    Dear Heaven! 10 times in one night and the friction is likely to set something on FIRE! What is this? The Boy Scouts?!?

    Now THAT is the funniest comment I’ve read all week.


  • Sarah McCarty
    August 13
    12:54 pm

    LOL! Nothing to say because I’m still laughing at the “who wants that kind of pressure” comment.

    You have such a way with words.


  • Jaynie R
    August 15
    7:40 am

    Dude, the most I’ve ever done is 5 times in one day (maybe an 18 hour period)- and not all one after the other. I was sore for a week afterward.

    …and people wonder why I’m not so keen on contemps – I hate it when they are that unrealistic


  • Karen Scott
    August 15
    8:11 am

    Some, I don’t see how that’s physically possible to have sex with 250 mem in 24 hours. I calculate that she literally had 5.76mins to make each man ejaculate. I’m sorry but what about those men who take their time coming?

    Kota, you and me both!

    Mel, I probably would have bought it, if the book had been a paranormal or futuristic.

    Eve, if I had to choose between a quick ejaculator and one who took his time, I go for quick every time, lol

    Rosie, the excess definitely kills the fantasy!

    Maili, you’re trying to tell me yoa and Will don’t do it five times a night? *g*

    Erin, I would have been asleep after the first hour. sex is draining!

    Nicole, sex seven times in one weekend is realistic, even I’ve managed that before, lol

    Jenn, you’re just a nympho!

    Indida, does Cocaine work in that way?

    Meljean, 7 times in one night? -faints dead away* How sore?

    I’m glad you understood what I was trying to say Suisan, I love fantasy, but I need to believe it could happen.

    Maven, you’re a gal after my own heart!

    Anonymous, it was rather hilarious wasn’t it!

    Lol! Thanks Sarah!!

    Jaynie, I like contemps, but they need to be realistic or I’ll want to chuck the book!


  • Rocio
    August 15
    1:38 pm

    I’m maybe too late to comment! But I hope you read this anyway! That’s a ridiculous notion even for me Karen! The first time me and hubby were at it …it was a marathon, but we were very young and not too good at it either. So, I’m with you in this, too way out of reality most be a killer in a book!!!…and sometimes it give me the impression that the author is not well verse on the topic!!!
    Have you ever read a sex scene that gives you that impression?…that the author either is virgin or has gone a long time without it?


  • Desiree Erotique
    August 15
    11:32 pm

    I’d be satisfied with at LEAST once a day.. and once a night, too 🙂 But if the sex goes on for twenty-four hours in a story- where the heck’s the story?


  • Scott
    August 20
    12:11 am

    OK Karen. Sorry to join this party so late. I was on vacation and couldn’t surf the web much. And since you asked me at the start of the post, I figured I should speak up.

    I can remember three times when after reaching orgasm that I could do it again within 24 hours. And actually, all four of those times it was within the hour. Though the last time I was not given the opportunity to show off. I was ready to go about 15 minutes later, but she was through with me. ; )

    Now has that happened recently? NO! LOL That was in my much, much younger days. Though that last time was only about 6-7 years ago. But given my track record back then, I think my body was making up for lost time (as in, it was the first time I “got some” in quite a long time).

    As for being able to 10 times in 24 hours, I think that is a wee bit of fantasy. I had tried at other times to repeat the act only once, and it seemed impossible. I probably could like first thing in the morning, then again after dinner during one day. But that’s the key. At least a few hours rest.

    A side note: I haven’t had time to run through all the comments. My apologies.


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