And we didn't find that people were complaining about keeping in touch.
Most were in a lot of contact with their partner by text, or by calling using mobiles.
They don't have penis-vagina intercourse, but so what? Now, I'll agree that my wife stopped being interested in intercourse, not to mention all sex, by her age of 50.
Which, of course, can leave the other one totally frustrated.
I had no idea that women get dry down there when they get menopause :(.
We've interviewed people who have been living like this for more than 20 years and it's absolutely what they want because it gives them their own personal space and the time to spend with their friends.
"It's also interesting that this data focuses solely on married couples.
If we include solo sex, then the proportion of sexually active elderly undoubtedly increases considerably.
Several studies suggest that in older adults, masturbation is common. The news media generally ignore sex in older adults. Aging changes it, gradually eliminating penis-vagina intercourse.
Among those 75 and older who do, 46 percent of the men and 41 percent of the women said they were sexually active. So contrary to the news report, the average person's sex life end at 70.
Furthermore, the study dealt only with partner sex.
When they cover it, the tone is often incredulous: Whadya know? Fortunately, there are marvelously satisfying ways to enjoy sex without intercourse. Women over 40 start to experience menopausal changes: Vaginal lubrication declines. And libido and sexual self-esteem frequently decrease.