L ike so many, I adore Fleabag. With Fleabag, Phoebe Waller-Bridge fearlessly draws out female desires that women have long buried under mounds of unwarranted shame. What about women who experience pain during sex? But it is a topic that needs to be explored.
In case you need a reminder that every person and body is wildly different, enjoy the below story, originally published in June , wherein 47 women over the age of 47 weigh in on the state of their sex lives. No topic was off-limits. Read their illuminating responses below. Now, do we have sex a lot??? NO, but I must say when we do, it is still very good.
As women get older, they tend to have less sex. They may also find it less enjoyable than before. So far, studies have explained these tendencies by pointing the finger at physiological changes during and after menopause. What are the other factors? Research has repeatedly found that women report having less sex and deriving less pleasure from it as they reach menopause and beyond.
As a reproductive psychiatrist and certified sexual health therapist, Dr. Cirino helps women who are struggling with emotional or mental health barriers to a healthy sex life. Studies have shown that sex is extremely beneficial to our health.