Sexuality after 40 – Use it or Lose it!

Sexuality in women over 40? Does it exist? For most people its really not an issue because if you’re over 40:

  1. you’re probably not having any more kids so why should you be thinking of having sex?
  2. you should have grown out of it and should be interested in more “down-to-earth” things.

Do younger women have sex just to have kids? Can anyone outgrow the need for closeness and companionship?

1127864_do_not_disturbSexuality is a gift, something to celebrate, no matter what age you are! At the most, at this stage of life it may evolve and take on a slightly different form.
Encouraging sexuality in elderly women can result in a happier and more fulfilled life. However, several factors may affect women over 40 sex drive.

Factors that influence sexuality at this time may be positive or negative.

Positive factors include:

  1. good physical and mental health
  2. an ongoing satisfactory sexual relationship
  3. regular intercourse.

Negative factors include:

  1. physical ill health
  2. negative mental attitude especially about your body
  3. an unsatisfying sexual relationship
  4. vaginal soreness or dryness

7 Comments:

  1. Who wrote this article anyways? Ovaries do not run out of eggs, google it.

  2. Why do you think women in their 40’s like younger men… cause we have high sex drives..

  3. everytime we have sex with my husband, i experience pain in my vagina. I found out later that i have this vaginal sore.

  4. I am almost 41 . I have 6 kids, well one grown and 5 teenagers. 3 boys 3 girls.
    My husband and I are having the best sex ever !! I think turning 40 last year gave me alot more confidence. We do alot of things that weve never done before. LOL
    Trust me, sex over 40 is great !!!

  5. I am 47 years old, married with an 18 year who just started college. Sexuality has not decreased for me. It is alive and kicking, lol. I exercise, drink plenty of water and watch my weight. Ya to the women over 40!

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