Sex is a topic you usually discuss behind closed doors with your partner or during lunch with your closest friends glass of wine optional. But it does make me wonder about the future. Is there a time when sex will no longer be on the agenda? And can we—should we—change that? Shifren points out that the research letter did not find that sex was more satisfying for women who stated it was important to them, just that they were more likely to remain sexually active. There are many reasons why sex may slow down for women when they get older, not least of which is menopause.
Life without sex – it's better than you think
Life without sex – it's better than you think | Anonymous | Opinion | The Guardian
I am celibate. I am a single, heterosexual, early-middle-aged male. I have all the appendages that nature intended and, although modesty forbids that I class myself as good-looking, attractive women still make me interesting offers of intimate entanglements — and, yes, some of them are even sober at the time. Of course, being a Guardian reader also helps to make one irresistibly attractive to the opposite sex.
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W hat do you know about female sexuality? Martin pulls no punches. Her bestselling memoir Primates of Park Avenue cast her as an anthropologist observing the habits of her Upper East Side neighbours. The book caused a furore, and is currently being developed as a TV series, with Martin as exec producer. Her new book, out this week, should be equally provocative.
Women's sexual desires naturally fluctuate over the years. Highs and lows commonly coincide with the beginning or end of a relationship or with major life changes, such as pregnancy, menopause or illness. Some medications used for mood disorders also can cause low sex drive in women.