Gone off sex? Is it painful? A chore? There are ways we can sort this out!
For lots of women approaching or over the age of 40, these feelings can pop up, as we get older — particularly after menopause — we face a larger number of barriers to sex, dryness and constriction of the vagina or certain medical conditions like excess weight and diabetes.
Lots of Practice!
Sexual activity is a lot like cardio! If you want to stay in shape, you have to keep it regular. Research has show the vagina can become narrower if you are not sexually active, so it’s really important that you preserve the function of the vagina is to continue having intercourse.
Lubricate and moisturize
If sex is becoming painful, using a lubricant can really ease the pain. If that doesn’t work, a natural moisturiser can do the trick.
Never Feel Shy!
A lot of us our shy, it’s not nice talking about sexually related issues to your local GP. Problems which lead to a failing sex life are very common and should be sorted ASAP. Medications like low-dose vaginal estrogen for postmenopausal women if using the best lube you can find isn’t working.
No libido? Therapy may help
Issues in a relationship tend to affect women more than men when it comes to sex. If you cannot find solutions on your own, a therapist may be able to help you and your partner.
Want To Improve Your Sex Life? Talk it through
There is no difference from discussing which wallpaper to get when it comes to talking about sex, there should be no stigma attached. Pick a neutral time, in a relaxed atmosphere and be honest with each other.
As we get older, our metabolism slows down and its a lot easier to gain weight. It’s so important to keep some level of fitness for a healthy life both in and out of the bedroom.
Try something different
Medical conditions can limit sexual activity but im sure there are different positions etc. that you can try – mix it up, make it fun, trust each other and experiment together!