Much of what we learned turns conventional wisdom on its head.Indeed, the findings from our survey—and other major studies—are dazzling: A sizable minority of women are still sexually active into their 80s, giving the lie to the belief that older people no longer have sex.The late—and very funny—Joan Rivers put a more positive spin on septuagenarian sex. Sure, I am probably the only woman in New York who has an autographed copy of the Ten Commandments signed by the author.” Older is better, she says, “because older people know things that young people don't know, such as how to speak in complete sentences, and who won World War II, and there are questions that cannot be answered by ‘Hello,’ and ‘Whatever,’ and ‘Duh.’ And most important of all, we know that sex doesn’t have to be great as long as the hotel you're having it in is.” But for those of us who are less imaginative than Joan Rivers, sexually active people in late adulthood are not viewed kindly.As the Advance Health Care Network cautions, “it is not uncommon to hear that older people should not be sexually active, or that sex should be limited to procreation and marriage, or that masturbation is dangerous and dirty.” Even today, sexual issues are rarely discussed by families of people in their 60s, 70s, or 80s, and sex is still not considered something that “nice” older women engage in." At first, her disclosure strikes you as too much information.But then it gets you thinking: You're single, too — what could be so bad about a casual night in bed with someone you like but don't love?By sharing it in the comments section below you’ll help out some other seniors.Figures suggest ten million matches a day are made on Tinder, with the immense popularity of the app landing 27-year-old co-founders Justin Mateen and Sean Rad a coveted spot on the Forbes 2014 30 Under 30 list among the world's brightest young stars.
In our youth-oriented culture, sex is for the young, attractive, and physically fit—especially for women.
Nearly half (49 per cent) admitted that finding someone prepared to wine and dine them was top of their wish-list.
Ambition came in second place, with 21 per cent saying that they were after a man who had his sights set high.
Charlie Stelle, have been researching the landscape and found that people over 60 represent the most rapidly growing demographic in online dating.
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