This qualitative study of older adult women offers the possibility that divorce may be sexually empowering, especially for women, based on in-depth interviewing of women who had gone through one or more divorces. As I suggested earlier in discussing the relationship between marital happiness and divorce, a lot more factors into whether a marriage is good. Sexual Behaviors 3. This number fell to 8 percent in the s, then fell again to 6 percent in the s. Fergusson, L. She probably needs reassurance that her lover wants to know what she likes and her partner may be too nervous to ask. Scientists now report that
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However, there are considerable differences by marriage cohort. As cited in Paul R. To determine whether marriage age is affecting the results, I reran my analysis just for the GSS years that include data on both age at marriage and sexual history , Highlights Print Post. There are too few gay and lesbian marriages to permit separate analysis. Don't take him home. The conclusion of the author is that divorce and its associated psychological problems may temporarily or permanently affect one's thoughts, feelings, and life course.