Male desire is a familiar story. We scarcely bat an eyelash at its power or insistence. In , as experts weighed the moral and medical implications of the first female libido drug , I found myself unsatisfied with the myths of excess and deficit on offer, and set out to understand how women themselves perceive and experience their passions. Over the course of five years, I talked with women and dozens of sexual health professionals.
What I learned talking to 120 women about their sex lives and desires
Here's What 47 Women on Sex Over the Age of 50
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???
While most women prefer intercourse with a man their own age or older, men would like to make love to younger women — no matter what their own age. A study at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim also found male students hankering for partners younger than themselves. The female students in the study preferred older partners.