Anna C. Data on sexual risk behaviors in older women are scarce because research has focused primarily on younger Black women Cornelius et al, ; Jacobs, Cornelius, Moneyham, and Legrand assert that older Black women view condom use primarily as a form of contraception. Therefore, because older Black women are typically post-menopausal and not likely to become pregnant they may be less likely to use condoms as a form of protection from HIV and other sexually transmitted infections. Further, Sterk, Klein, and Elifson reported that older women have less experience with condoms than younger women. Stampley, Mallory and Gabrielson conducted an integrative literature review, —, that focused on HIV risk and prevention in midlife and older Black women ages 40—65 and highlighted factors related to perceived vulnerability, socio-economics, sexual assertiveness, and risk taking behaviors.
Exploring the Sexuality of African American Older Women
Sex After The Truth on ED, Vaginal Dryness
Sign up for our monthly Lifestyle newsletter for entertainment news, healthy living tips and more. For plus folks, the prospect of a "friend with benefits" is looking less and less like a millennial indulgence. She gave you a nonchalant shrug and smiled. At first, her disclosure strikes you as too much information. But then it gets you thinking: You're single , too — what could be so bad about a casual night in bed with someone you like but don't love? For plus types unwilling to walk — possibly re walk — the path that leads to romance, rings and relocation, the prospect of a " friend with benefits " is looking less and less like a millennial indulgence.
To identify sexually-related themes of the sexuality of older African American women. We included 13 African American older women 57 to 82 years of age , 11 of whom self-identified as heterosexual, one as bisexual, and one as lesbian. Moreover, we collected information on demographics and self-rated physical health.
Sign up for our monthly Lifestyle newsletter for entertainment news, healthy living tips and more. Sex has health benefits such as boosting your immune system, lowering blood pressure and burning calories. The truth is, rather than feel sexually stalled, there is a large body of research showing that a lot of action is going on between the sheets among those in their 50s and older. When it comes to those in their 50s, a separate study found that up to 91 percent of men and 86 percent of women are sexually active. And one in three somethings is having sex at least once a week.