But because she was an older woman keen to have "lots and lots of sex" after a long period of celibacy, she was viewed a bit scandalous, a bit oddball.
The traditional model for older women has been monogamy, a falling off of sexual activity with their life partner, then possibly widowhood – or in latter years, divorce or separation – followed by a late middle age and old age where nothing at all happens sexually. It is o-v-e-r, and what's more, older women are either relieved or don't care.
She found that the people she spoke with – women and men – remained interested in sex and their sexuality until death; one 88-year-old woman told of how she and her husband continued to have regular sex almost until his death aged 91.
A 72-year-old woman who had been in an unsatisfactory open marriage in the Seventies talked about her current very happy sex life with a monogamous partner and a vibrator.
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You are currently using the Flash-version of the chat: it's fully featured and optimized.As a sexual being, you were toast – dried out and crumbly.Then along came feminism, collagen and the internet, and ever since, middle-aged women have been becoming increasingly conscious of the fact that perhaps that they were not quite ready for the female equivalent of pipe and slippers (knitting needles and hairnet? Nor does sexual desire evaporate overnight, despite what the medical industries would tell you.We recommend that all our users opt for the Flash-version of the chat (currently in use). To become a premium (GOLD) member for life and unlock this feature, all you have to do is buy any amount of tokens one time! It's hard to know where to start with this – that women over 50 liking sex is anything but the bleeding obvious, or that academics have actually been paid to formally spell out the bleeding obvious.Before we all started marrying late and becoming parents late, and living longer, being a woman over 50 meant looking forward to golfing, grandchildren, and incontinence wear.