How happy is your husband with his sex life? How happy are you? What turns him on the most about you?
We imagine that other people are having much more sex than we are. The reasons why are hardwired into our animal instincts — and fuelled by some unconscious biases. Research shows we think young people have a lot more sex than they do in reality — and men have a particularly skewed view of the sex lives of young women.
By Kirsten Fleming. June 11, am Updated June 14, am. One story in the Atlantic put a name to the head-scratching phenomenon.
Horny old broads, dirty old men. These commonly used terms speak volumes about how society views older people who are interested in sex. Experts say such derogatory labels reflect a deep level of discomfort in our youth-oriented culture with the idea that seniors are sexually active. Sex is identified with reproduction, youthful attractiveness, and power -- and most young and even middle-aged people do not want to confront the inevitability of growing old.
MILWAUKEE — An unprecedented study of sex and seniors in the United States finds that many older people are surprisingly frisky - willing to do, and talk about, intimate acts that would make their grandchildren blush. That may be too much information for some folks. But it comes from the most comprehensive sex survey ever done among to year-olds in the United States.
We were never taught about it in schools other than learning that sex before marriage would likely result in a life-ending STD. Unless you came from an exceptionally liberal home, your parents probably never talked to you about sex. At every turn, it has been vilified and hidden by Western culture and men all over the world have suffered greatly because of this.
Millions of women experience pain during sex following menopause due to hormonal changes, medical and nerve conditions, and depression or other emotional troubles. A dryness and thinning of tissues in and around the vagina after menopause, called vulvovaginal atrophy VVAis also typical. Making matters worse is the fact that many women are too embarrassed to bring up this issue with their doctor.
The need for intimacy is ageless. And studies now confirm that no matter what your gender, you can enjoy sex for as long as you wish. Naturally, sex at 70 or 80 may not be like it is at 20 or 30—but in some ways it can be better.
Visit it today! But other aspects of lovemaking become considerably different in the plus years: Sex is a form of exercise, and what once felt like football and basketball now seems more like hiking and golf. It becomes less like the Fourth of July, and more like Thanksgiving. But even without fireworks, the erotic flames can still burn hot and bright — if older men adjust gracefully to the changes aging brings.