While many women in their 50s and up say they feel more sexually liberated than they did in their 20s — finally released from the worry of getting pregnant, and more comfortable with their bodies — they are frequently tumbling into bed with men who suffer from erectile dysfunction."I hear this from a lot of my girlfriends, and it's depressing," writer Kerri Sackville said.
"Finally, [they think] 'I'm going to have great sex', and it's not working, and there's nothing you can do about it."No wonder filmmakers and TV show creators have come running.
Ms Daggett and the matchmaking company ended up settling out of court.
In Australia, 50-something women in the media such as Lisa Wilkinson and Tracey Spicer have gained major traction for talking about their age.But we also appear to be experiencing a perfect storm of sorts, with more prominent older actresses and journalists now happy to put their face to the taboo issue of older sexuality, and a backlash against media companies who are prejudiced against these stories.