Some younger people might cringe at the idea of their parents' generation getting frisky, but a new study shatters the myth that older people aren't having sex. Researchers looked at the results of a self-administered survey given to over 2, women between the ages of 28 and 84 that asked questions about physical health, mental health, relationship variables and both sexual activity and satisfaction. Many women surveyed were in their 50s and 60s. Around 62 percent of the women said they'd been sexually active in the six months before the survey. Women who were married or living with a partner were eight times as likely to be sexually active than those who were not.
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All rights reserved. In the video above by Refinery 29 , several women get candid and we mean candid about the wonders of having sex in your 60s, and all the orgasms that come along with it. And sex in your 60s can also come with added benefits. According to sex therapists Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman, sex at this age is even more so about finding what pleasures you the most. You may prefer all-over body touch, extended sensual kissing sessions, or playing with long, slow teasing. And not only will these women make you question your own sex life, but their confidence and self-love will inspire you the next time you get freaky.
One of the myths of aging is that a satisfying and enjoyable sex life after 60 is impossible. Don't be fooled, though, and don't be disheartened. As with most myths, this one has long since been disproved.
Here's how to inoculate ourselves against negative ones. Verified by Psychology Today. Shameless Woman. For many women, turning 50 triggers their sexuality alarm clock. This emerging interest in sex life often results in the best sex they have ever had.