Fantasies can help rev up your sex life. Myths, on the other hand, can stop desire dead in its tracks. Such myths aren't the legends from classical history.
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Visit it today! But what about everyone else's? In a survey that's still under way, more than 8, people over 50 have already revealed what happens in their relationships — and in their bedrooms.
There's a popular perception that older people lose interest in sex. Not true. Studies show that people maintain active sex lives well into their later years.
A new survey suggests that men enjoy sexual activity long into their senior life, while women report much less satisfaction at similar ages. At age 55, men can expect another 15 years of sexual activity, while women only can expect another 11 years. Men in good or excellent health at 55 can add 5 to 7 years to that number.
They say that 50 is the new What they don't say is that while you might act and feel younger at 50 than your mother did even at 40, your body is still 50 years old. That typically means a significiant drop in estrogen levels.
But it does make me wonder about the future. Is there a time when sex will no longer be on the agenda? And can we—should we—change that? A research letter in JAMA Internal Medicine reports that women between the ages of 40 and 65 who place greater importance on sex are more likely to stay sexually active as they age.
But now that you yourself have entered this stage of life, the thought of sex should be natural. You may already have noticed some emotional changes that have accompanied menopausebut did you know that your vagina and vulva are physically changing as well? As your estrogen levels change during menopause, these tissues are thinning and becoming less elastic.