Many women, including myself, spent most of their lives competing with men – at work, in social situations and even at home.Now, as we reach our 60s, it’s difficult to put our swords down and just relax a bit. Lisa and I also discuss the perception that men only want to date younger women.
More important is that fact that younger women are more willing to show their feminine side to win a man’s heart.
Of course, they don’t have our experience, or our battle scars for that matter, but, this is beside the point. Or, you may decide that she is right, but, that finding a partner is just not worth the trouble.
Research conducted in the social sciences changes the miserable depiction often made of elders' sexuality.
Widows either stop any kind of sexual activity, find a new male partner, or choose not to reproduce the same kind of relationship where they take care of a man, instead entering into a nonresidential relationship with a man or in a relationship with another woman, for example.
However, this is not to say the desire for sexual activity is lost completely or that it decreases for everyone.