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In structured in-depth interviews that Watson conducted for the study with 14 single women in their 60s and 70s, those who still remained open to dating had a different attitude about it than they’d had when they were younger.
One woman explained that she likes having a dating companion with whom she can do things she enjoys, but she “doesn’t need a man to be happy” and would consider a long-term relationship, but “definitely not" marriage.
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In fact, a 2016 study titled “Older Women in New Romantic Relationships: Understanding the Meaning and Importance of Sex in Later Life” found that none of the participants (who ranged in age from 64 to 77) felt that aging had negatively affected their own sexuality.
Some of the women who’d had unfulfilling sex lives in their earlier relationships said they had given up on having sex until their most recent dating partner or husband came along and reignited sexual passion.
Other studies specifically investigating dating in later life also have found that previously married women enjoy the company of men, but do not desire remarriage, she says.