Verified by Psychology Today. All About Sex. My wife and I are about to celebrate the 42nd anniversary of our first date. The bad news is that the second half of life brings sexual changes, and changes are never easy. Age-related sexual changes begin between 40 and
In fact, according to the Pew Research Center , between and , the divorce rate for married couples between ages 40 and 49 spiked a shocking 14 percent. For many people, their spouse is their best friend, their biggest cheerleader, their confidante, and their primary source of emotional support. Unfortunately, not knowing who you are other than as a member of said partnership is a sure sign that a divorce may be looming on the horizon. Tessina, Ph. Respect is essential in any relationship, but especially so in a marriage.
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. Once you start approaching 40, you naturally start to feel less insecure in the bedroom, according to my friends. In fact, all of my friends agree that with time comes an empowering acceptance and confidence in their bodies that makes them enjoy sex more.