For some, that heightened satisfaction comes from having great sex; for others, it stems from the fact that while their sexual activity has decreased, so has their desire, the survey showed. The researchers surveyed a group of women between ages 40 and , with a median age of Half of the responders said they were sexually active, and most of those women said they were able to become aroused, maintain lubrication and achieve orgasm during sex, even after the age of Moreover, among sexually active women, those who were below age 55 or above 80 were the most likely to report satisfaction with their ability to achieve orgasms. The number of women who weren't sexually active but still expressed satisfaction surprised her as well. The study was the first of its size to focus exclusively on the sex lives of healthy women, a shift from previous efforts that had centered on studying women with sexual dysfunction, or tested the effects of hormone therapy on women's sex lives, Barrett-Connor said.
Dr. Ruth’s Secrets for Great Sex After 45
Dr. Ruth’s Secrets for Great Sex After 45 | Everyday Health
How long should good sex last? Well, that depends. In other words, sex is different for every couple. And, as couples age and grow together, their sexual needs change and deepen. Some women who could only handle quickies start to want more, and others who wanted luxuriating hours in bed need to get it done.
Sex Life Becomes More Satisfying for Women After 40
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.
Katie Smith. I had more energy and felt lighter and happier, but something else was brewing. My libido was suddenly awake again.