Survey: Women's Sex Lives Best in Their 40s

By Kristina Loew,  Newser User
Posted Feb 5, 2009 4:45 AM CST
Survey: Women's Sex Lives Best in Their 40s
Of women surveyed, 77% of women in their 40s reported the best sex of their lives.   (©Jon W. Howson)

(Newser) – Whether it’s hormones, increased self-esteem or stepping out on their spouses, 40-something women are experiencing the best sex of their lives, reports the Guardian. "It's one of the best-kept secrets of women's lives," noted one expert. Of 2,000 women polled in a recent survey, 77% said that their sex life was best in their 40s.

More confident and unafraid of intimacy, older women are not afraid of going all out to find sexual fulfillment, say observers. Some are searching for satisfaction outside of their marriages. "It's great sex, but it's not with my husband," said one woman. "He's the last man on the planet I'd want to have sex with."
(Read more age stories.)

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