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“I have got my wits about me, I do know what it’s all about.” Stella and Peter met on e Harmony and got married a year ago, having both lost their long-term partners.Peter, who was 70 at the time, recounts the nerves of starting over again after many years without sex and said: “I can remember sitting on the sofa with Stella and discussing this and saying, well, I really don’t know whether anything works any more. The internet has made finding love so much easier, but this increased access to sex is leading to increased rates of sexually transmitted infections.

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Joey, 69, from London said: “I got to a point where I thought I’m going to kick the bucket fairly soon.” So three months ago, he joined Grindr, the mobile dating app for gay men, and told us he’s now “averaging, I would say, four men a week”.

Joey is like almost half of all our respondents (46 per cent) who told us that sex is important to their lives.

A new study from Manchester University shows that many elderly people stay sexually active into their 70s and even 80s, in case that was a thing you wanted to know.

About 7,000 men and women in their 70s and 80s responded to the questionnaire, and the results were published in the Archives of Sexual More than half (54%) of men and almost a third (31%) of women over the age of 70 reported they were still sexually active, with a third of these men and women having frequent sex – meaning at least twice a month – according to data from the latest wave of the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing Lead author David Lee said he hopes his findings “offer older people a reference against which they may relate their own experiences and expectations,” as this is a population that tends to get overlooked when it comes to sexual health research.

Despite many feeling liberated in themselves, many told us they didn’t feel like society was very approving of OAP sex.

Many felt overlooked and that they became invisible after the menopause.

arried and give her great-grandchildren but if i'm the best, wouldn't my decisions not to do that thus far also be the best?

AHA I HAVE TRICKED MY GRANDMOTHER INTO ADMITTING THAT I AM NOT THE BEST OH NO WHAT HAVE I DONE IT' S OKAY I STILL FEEL PRETTY GOOD ABOUT IT ALL LOVE YOU GRANDMA AND ALSO LOVE YOU ALL NON-GRANDMAS.

Her granddaughter Nicola is acting as both facilitator and gatekeeper and sifting those she thinks are suitable.

As Nicola sends a smiley to a man called John who’s caught her grandma’s eye, Connie tells us that Nicola need not worry about her.

Margaret, 67 from Oxfordshire told us: “We still feel as though we have a right to be a sexual being as well as everything else. ” “Younger people nowadays must think: ‘Oh God, that’s gross, you know, granny’s at it,'” Myra, 67, in Essex, told us.

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