Let’s talk about sex

AN ACTIVE and satisfying sex life contributes to personal wellbeing and can play an important role in relationships for many women.

Regardless of relationship status, however, sexuality and sexual satisfaction are integral to good quality of life.

The World Health Organization describes sexual health as “a state of physical, emotional, mental and social wellbeing in relation to sexuality; it is not merely the absence of disease, dysfunction or infirmity”.1

In a national sample of Australian women aged 20—64, two-thirds reported at