Do you know that even men experience 'male menopause'? Even a man's sex drive gets affected due to lower testosterone, decreased circulation, and aging. Menopause and perimenopause can be the reason why the sex drive boosting hormones like testosterone and estrogen decrease in a considerable amount.
Most of us have a lot of misconceptions about sex life especially after the age of 40. There are a few myths that a lot of the doctors listen all the time. One can have a satisfying sex life at any point of time in your life. Let us take into account a few of the myths:
Who told you that men always want sex? Even men crave for someone who massages his hair, kisses on his forehead, delicate touch, and frequent physical contact without intercourse. Men also suffer from menopause and this affects their sex life too. Stress, medication, diabetes, high blood pressure can also be the reasons behind your decreased libido.
People think that menopause damages the sex drive. However, for many men libido increases once they find their mate alone in the house even after menopause.
It is a myth that sex after menopause hurts too much. There are women who experience vaginal atrophy resulting in painful penetration. Honestly speaking, women who are not that regular in sexual activities suffer more from vaginal atrophy.
It is a sham thought that if you use vibrator once, you cannot have orgasms sans it. If you are willing to use a vibrator or any such toy, you can enjoy it freely.
Who told you that condoms are for teenagers? In order to play safe, you must try intercourse with condoms.