Forget doom and gloom in the bedroom at the big four-oh— your sex life can definitely improve , according to research: Women grow increasingly satisfied with their sex lives after they turn 40, finds a University of California San Diego study. Here's to you, indeed, Mrs. Five reasons why:. They're more practical about their needs: "They understand that they may not always be able to have an orgasm through intercourse, and that they may also need a vibrator or clitoral stimulation. Also, going through the ups and downs of life gives you the gift of perspective: "Women at this age don't freak out about their cellulite," adds Streicher.
Updated: BST, 5 February Never mind lithe young women in their 20s, it's those who are twice their age who are having all the fun. According to a survey by Health Plus magazine, it's women in their 40s who are having the best sex of their lives. So is it true and, if so, is it down to experience, hormones, renewed self-confidence or extra-marital affairs? We asked three female writers - and one lone male - for their views Life begins as A new survey says women over the age of 40 are having the best sex of their lives, like Kim Cattrall's character Samantha Jones in Sex and the City.
Men who cheat on their spouses have always enjoyed an expedient explanation: Evolution made me do it. Many articles here is one , and here is another , especially in recent years, have explored the theory that men sleep around because evolution has programmed them to seek fertile and, conveniently, younger wombs. But what about women? If it's really true that evolution can cause a man to risk his marriage, what effect does that have on women's sexuality?
Low libido is common in women. Learn what causes it and what you can do to revive your sex life. There is no simple definition of what constitutes a low sex drive.