“It can feel like you have to start all over again, and the routes you probably used when you were younger might not be open to you anymore.It doesn’t help that most of your friends are likely to be coupled up, so it’s not uncommon to feel isolated and unsure where to start.I work part-time in my local school office and felt like I was the only single person my age alive.” “I joined two sites I’d been recommended, started sending out messages, replying to a few.I failed miserably at flirting, but eventually I agreed to a few dates. I had moments where I decided not to continue and moments of painful rejection. It wasn’t an instant connection when we met up two weeks later, but there was something – and he was so thoughtful and sweet. It took us about another two to fall hard for each other.” • The 20 most useful dating websites For Honey Langcaster-James, the benefit of dating sites is that you can take things at your own pace.Plus, you know your body better than you ever did in your 20s." All those years living in your skin has taught you what turns you on that you just didn't know two decades ago.And what's sexier to a man than a woman who knows what she wants in bed?"We silently believe that only young people have sex," says Maureen Mc Grath, RN, a sex-health educator and radio host. Here, eight myths we're happy to dispel for you.without sex; it's not food or water.But that doesn't mean you need it any less than other things that bring joy, satisfaction and better emotional and physical health.
And look on the bright side: This can be a time of experimentation and freedom with sex that you didn't have when young kids were underfoot.
Whether you blame advertising portrayals of what's "sexy" (Victoria's Secret models, anyone?
), or the fact that leading TV and movie roles turn more to the matronly than the hot as actresses age, myths about a more mature women's sexuality abound.
“To be honest, when I first went online, I had no intention of going on any dates,” she explains.
“I wasn’t really interested in meeting someone, but my daughter was persistent and said I needed the distraction.
Being chronically out of energy can trigger a sex drive dip, so ask your doctor to check your thyroid levels and test you for anemia, says Mc Grath.