For many people, life over 40 is pretty great: Your career is better than ever and your confidence is at an all-time high. However, the sands of time spare no one, and for some over folks, life in the bedroom can change dramatically as the years pass—and not always for the better. But if you want to keep things fresh in the sheets after the big has come and gone, doing so may be easier than you think.
While the frequency of sex often declines with age, many older adults—of course—can and do have sex. In fact, roughly 40 percent of men and women ages 65 to 80 are sexually active, according to a survey, and women in their 70s often express more satisfaction with sex than women in their 40s. Although sexual activity is considered an important measure of the quality of life for the majority of older adults, there are a number of problems that can arise with age.
Here's how to inoculate ourselves against negative ones. Verified by Psychology Today. All About Sex. My wife and I are about to celebrate the 42nd anniversary of our first date.
This article was written by Gail Belsky and provided by our partners at Prevention. Does your sex life need a makeover? Here's your chance to brush up.
What really happens, according to doctors. What you probably don't detect so easily is the way your libido changes as you get older. But it does, thanks to a host of factors.
How well do you know your vagina? A study by the Association of Reproductive Health Professionals showed that more than half of women lack basic knowledge when it comes to understanding their genitalia. Just like every other part of the body, the vagina changes with age.
I may have panicked just a little. Like any self-respecting woman, I decided to grab my female friends over the age of 40 for some insight. The truth is, sometimes we choose to hit the snooze button on our love life for some extra Zzzs. Once you start approaching 40, you naturally start to feel less insecure in the bedroom, according to my friends.
By Siofra Brennan For Mailonline. Whether the fire of passion is well and truly burning in your relationship, or you only manage intimacy, you've probably found yourself wondering if the regularity of your sex life is 'normal'. Now you can find out, thanks to a study from the Kinsey Institute for research in Sex, Reproduction and Gender which has been recirculated, according to Medical Daily.
Men who cheat on their spouses have always enjoyed an expedient explanation: Evolution made me do it. Many articles here is oneand here is anotherespecially in recent years, have explored the theory that men sleep around because evolution has programmed them to seek fertile and, conveniently, younger wombs. But what about women? If it's really true that evolution can cause a man to risk his marriage, what effect does that have on women's sexuality?