Mature women more likely to lose interest in sex than their partner

Sex in a long term relationship

Sex in a long term relationship


According to an interesting article on attitued to sex and relationship on BBC website, Women are more than twice as likely as men to lack interest in sex when living with a partner. The artcle was based on the findings of British sexual attitudes surveu. It found that while men and women lost passion with age, women were often left cold by longer relationships. In mature relationsips, poor health and a lack of emotional closeness is said to affected both men’s and women’s desire for sex. A link to the source of the full article can be found below. In the meantime, here are a few suggestion on how to rekindle sex in your relationship:

Tips to rekindling interest in sex

* Talking about the issue early on rather than leaving it to fester – ignoring it can lead to other problems and make you feel resentful. If that doesn’t work, confront the reason why you don’t want to talk about it.
* Explore other forms of intimacy such as holding hands, talking gently to each other, cuddling and stroking rather than full-on sex
* Feeling as if you are not being heard is a barrier to sex – so make your partner feel respected and important
* Get some additional support by going to see a sex therapist, relationship counsellor or your GP
Relax – many relationships work very well when they are non-sexual, if it’s an outcome that is reached jointly

Source & more info: bbc.co.uk/news/health-41230891

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