The testosterone so vital to male libido is also present in women; the gradual decline in testosterone levels with age may affect female libido.And vaginal dryness — common in post-menopausal women — can make intercourse painful.

Whenever you turn on the TV you are bombarded with naked bodies and explicit scenes, but at the same time the men who watch those shows, still don’t understand the thoughts of the naked women they look at.

We live in a day and age in which the following five truths about female sexuality shouldn’t even be controversial.

Back then men believed that women didn’t enjoy sex and that they didn’t have sexual fantasies, especially when those fantasies took place outside of their marriage.

The first person who revolutionized the way our society looks at female sexuality was Alfred Kinsey with his book Sexual Behavior of the Human Female.

I had something between 30 and 40 by age 25, the majority of which I got from the ages of 17 to 21.” When it comes to playing with sex toys in the bedroom, most lovers (68%) actually don’t use them.

Whereas, slipping into some sexy lingerie seemed to be more common with 38% trying to shake things up that way “I’m a 23 year-old woman and I have slept 32 people,” another woman revealed.

For women seeking to further their financial education, Hannon points to a wealth of resources in print and online, including “The Charles Schwab Guide to Finances After 50” by Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, “Women’s Worth: Finding Your Financial Confidence” by certified financial planner Eleanor Blayney, as well as smartaboutmoney.org, a program of the National Endowment for Financial Education and wiserwomen.org, the website of the Women’s Institute for a Secure Retirement.

Women over 50 can also find retirement and financial planning advice on Next Avenue’s website.

In postmenopausal women, several factors can contribute to a less-than-fulfilling sex life.