Is satisfying and enjoyable sex at age 50 plus impossible?
No – absolutely not. In fact, studies conducted over the last two decades show older adults have sex well in their golden years. If physically healthy and active, including sexually, people don’t tend lose their passion. The desire for physical contact with another human being doesn’t diminish with age.
We still crave intimacy as we age, but the nature of it evolves.
Our bodies inevitably change when we grow older, and as a result, our sex lives change. Sex may not necessarily lead to intercourse as was generally the case when we were younger.
For some, sex actually becomes more passionate and comfortable as we age. Simple acts of affection such as a hug, a kiss, or just lying close together in bed can be very meaningful. There are fewer distractions, more time and privacy, and no worries about pregnancy. Perhaps more importantly, couples in long-term relationships often share a special bond.