Tag Archives: Menopause

Life After 50: Could This Be The Reason You’re Not Having Sex?

Shortly after turning 50, I had dinner with a group of girlfriends. Over great food and a fantastic bottle of pinot noir we chatted about kids, spouses, jobs, and politics, until the discussion eventually settled on sex. At that time, I was still getting to know my new post-menopausal body, which seemed to present a […]

Men’s desire for younger women drives menopause

If menopause, with its dreaded hot flushes and sleep problems isn’t enough, now comes research that suggests the bane of older women’s lives is driven by male sexual desire. Human male preference for younger women has actually stacked the Darwinian deck against continued fertility in older women, concludes the study, published in the latest issue […]

When women want more sex

The stereotype is that men want more sex than women do – but what happens when it’s the other way around? Women are often portrayed as having low sex drives and that any visit to their sexy town requires more campaigning and negotiation than a UN security council meeting. But what if a woman has […]