At least there’s one thing to look forward to as you age – better sex.
They say women lose interest in sex as they get older because of the physical changes that make things more difficult. However, a recent study reveals that this is far from true; in fact women in their 50s and 60s are enjoying sex more than those in their 20s.
Orgasm is easierAs you age you become more experienced and with that comes more knowledge about orgasm. When you were in your twenties you probably were unaware that orgasm existed. According to a study by Dr. Debby Herbenick, achieving orgasm becomes easier with age. She found that 61 percent of the younger women participant between ages 18 and 24 didn’t experienced orgasm the last time they had sexual intercourse, while 70 percent of women in ages 40 to 50 plus experienced orgasm.
Become comfortable with your bodyAs you get older you understand how your body works. You feel like you know yourself better and what works for you. You are free in terms of sexual expression unlike when you were younger.
View sex differentlyAccording to a study by researchers from the University of California, from 806 sexually active and sexually inactive women over 40 years of age, only three percent of sexually active participants still had a desire for sex while a majority of the sexually active had sex, not to act out their desires, but to sustain their relationship. As you age sexual intercourse does not only give you satisfaction but make you feel connected and bring back sexual memories.
More understandingAs you age it is the perfect time to rebuild your intimacy because you understand each other more now. After years of being in the relationship, you cherish each other. Thus, there is a strong emotional connection and less strain on the relationship, making it easier for you to become intimate.