Susan Quilliam - Durex's sex and relationship expert - has taken us through which position might be best for people enjoying an active sex life over the age of sixty. Everyone can enjoy sex, says Susan. And it may sen obvious but sexually transmitted infections can affect anyone who's sexually active but not practising safe sex. We asked Susan all the important questions including what it was like having sex with a new partner later in life and if lubricant was a must. Susan said: "I'd recommend a side-by-side position, where you both lie facing and with her outer leg raised up and over his waist. The alternative side-by-side position is 'spooning', where she lies in front, he lies behind her and curled round, penetrating; this may not be as romantic but does mean that either of you can reach down and stimulate her clitoris.
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In fact, nearly six in 10 women over the age of 60 who are in committed relationships are sexually active. Women in their 60s and 70s actually reported to having similar levels of sexual satisfaction as women in their 30s and 40s. In order to come to their conclusions, Thomas and her colleagues expanded on research that was completed several years ago. It was found that 62 percent of those surveyed reported to being sexually active in the past six months. Furthermore, out of those who were plus and were in a committed relationships, 59 percent of them admitted to being sexually active. Researchers and experts alike believe that the results of this study will hopefully push doctors to be more proactive in asking their older patients about their sexual activity. In fact, a study published earlier this year found that many women believe that sex gets better with age.
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It can make you look younger, combat stress and even stave off dementia; no wonder sex is being hailed as a great activity for the over 60s! Having sex raises the heart rate and gets the blood and oxygen flowing. It also produces hormones that are good for restoring tissue.
One of the myths of aging is that a satisfying and enjoyable sex life after 60 is impossible. Don't be fooled, though, and don't be disheartened. As with most myths, this one has long since been disproved.