Her topic: balancing work and family. Next, as she matured, came one on self-discovery and her book on the challenges of staying married. Over 35 years, thousands of people have told me the most intimate details of their lives.
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Think your sex life has a shelf life? Think again. It's true that sex after 60 is a whole different ball game than sex in your 20s, but it can be every bit as good—even better.
Many of us are dating again after a divorce or widowhood, and many other women over 60 have never stopped dating. But no matter where you are in the relationship game, there are a few things that you need to know about sex after Here are a few tips and reminders for women over 60 for how to enjoy your sex life while still staying safe and healthy:.
It can make you look younger, combat stress and even stave off dementia; no wonder sex is being hailed as a great activity for the over 60s! Having sex raises the heart rate and gets the blood and oxygen flowing. It also produces hormones that are good for restoring tissue.
Susan Quilliam - Durex's sex and relationship expert - has taken us through which position might be best for people enjoying an active sex life over the age of sixty. Everyone can enjoy sex, says Susan. And it may sen obvious but sexually transmitted infections can affect anyone who's sexually active but not practising safe sex.
In fact, nearly six in 10 women over the age of 60 who are in committed relationships are sexually active. Women in their 60s and 70s actually reported to having similar levels of sexual satisfaction as women in their 30s and 40s. In order to come to their conclusions, Thomas and her colleagues expanded on research that was completed several years ago.
In a recent interview, Helen Mirren announced that sex in her youth was "paranoid and empty. But does it really get better? We're stuck in what young sex was.
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. All of these changes can affect the way you experience sex, but they can also be addressed with fairly simple solutions.