Never settle for action that's less than amazing. Here's how harness the power of your "sexual peak" and take things up a notch in the bedroom. Feeling frisky, confident, and ready for a roll in the hay? You might just be hitting a sexual peak-a common term for a period of sexual maturity, competence, and desire. What's the deal with these spikes? Are they even real? Read on for info on why this biological phenomenon is actually a myth, and how it affects how we think about gender and sexuality. Conventional wisdom and plenty of women's magazines claims that men reach their sexual peaks as young teenage whippersnappers 18, to be exact , while late-blooming ladies don't hit this milestone until their 30s. It's easy to see why this myth has stuck around-early sexpert Alfred Kinsey himself proposed the theory on sexual peaks in his groundbreaking work Sexual Behavior in the Human Female , published way back in Since Kinsey first reported on male and female sexuality, the idea that men and women mature and think about sex differently has remained the prevailing theory about sexual peaks.
You might have heard that women reach their sexual peak more than a decade later than men. But according to one sexologist, men and women's libidos aren't that different after all. Dr Nikki Goldstein, from Sydney, told FEMAIL that there is a sweet spot that everyone hits when it comes to their libido, which relies heavily on their relationship, work and family life. There have been numerous studies that claim women's libido peaks in the small window of 31s, but many would be surprised to know that this isn't true. Previous studies have found that men peak sexually at the age of 19, while women have to wait until they're
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Are you in your sexual prime? This unscientific survey contradicts the oft-cited conventional wisdom that women peak sexually in their 30s, while men hit their sexual prime at The poll also found that women and men both reported having the most sex in their 20s -- 25 for women, 29 for men. Your sexual peak has a great deal to do with who you are as a person.
It's easy to get bogged down by the idea that as you get older, your sexual appetite and prowess wanes. But this isn't always the case - especially for women. According to new research, the age at which women have their most fulfilling sex is The study, commissioned by contraceptive app Natural Cycle asked 2, women about their experience of orgasms, feelings of attractiveness and how much they enjoyed sex. Their answers were analysed by age which was split into three groups: younger below 23 , middle and older 36 and over. The answers proved promising for the oldest age group who answered that they were the most confident in their skin with 8 out of 10 saying they felt sexy. They also scored highest when it came to climaxing with nearly 6 out of 10 reporting more frequent and better orgasms. Only 4 out of 10 women in the middle group said they were happy with their appearance while 7 out of 10 women under 23 said the same.