Then they’ll often enjoy time with just their spouse for a few years before having kids.“If you don’t want to have kids until your 40s or later, see a reproductive endocrinologist, or hormone doctor, in your 30s to learn about preserving your eggs for later use,” recommends Hague.For example, if you’re worried about sexually transmitted diseases, talk to your partner about getting tested together.More people are waiting to start a family, so many women are getting married or committing to a partner in their 30s, says Hague.Eighty-six percent even reported having “great sex” within the last month (compared to 76 percent of women 23 to 35 and 56 percent of women under 23).“Your largest sexual organ is your brain,” says Hague.But if a woman believes that looking young or being able to give birth makes her more feminine, she may begin to worry about how desirable she is no matter what her age is. However, most women will also have less vaginal lubrication. By age 65, about 15 to 25% of men have this problem at least one out of every four times they are having sex.This may happen in men with heart disease, high blood pressure, or diabetes-either because of the disease or the medicines used to treat it. His erection may not be as firm or as large as it used to be. The loss of erection after orgasm may happen more quickly, or it may take longer before an erection is again possible. Illness, disability, or the drugs you take to treat a health problem can affect your ability to have and enjoy sex.
Get help when the pain starts or it becomes harder to climax,” says Hague.In fact, women over age 36 reported having the best sex of their lives in a survey done by the contraceptive app, Natural Cycles.The survey polled 2,600 women, asking: Women over 36 outscored younger women in a number of categories, including feelings of sexiness and frequency of orgasms.In fact, the average sexually active older couple has sex six times a month.“But, even though you can’t get pregnant, condoms are always recommended if you or your partner is having sex with multiple partners,” says Hague.