But the key word here is “” Emerging research is providing some surprising insights about how women in those age groups feel about sex, dating, and long-term relationships.
And that was key, because I was determined not to revert to old dating patterns (think California circa 1971) that centered on casual sex. I had just had dinner with a woman I'd dated twice.
Ever since I was young I'd always been attracted to older guys, but as I got older I just loved the calibre of successful wealthy silver foxes.
And there's something about grey hair that just really turns me on.
When looking specifically at gender, though, the researchers found that men in all age groups valued sexual attraction more than women did, while women in all age groups ranked characteristics like personality and kindness much higher than sexual attraction.
But that doesn’t mean women age 50 and up don’t have much of a sex life.
In addition, singles over 50 aren’t into condoms because, compared with young adults, they’re less likely to engage in the main route of STI transmission, vaginal intercourse.