The percentage of 45 Americans who say that having better finances would make their sex lives more satisfying increased from 2004 to 2009 (from 17 to 26 percent among men, and 9 to 14 percent among women, respectively).
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"Financial worries tend to seep into all parts of a couple's life together," says Dr.
Pepper Schwartz, a sexologist at the University of Washington in Seattle and AARP's love and relationships ambassador.
"My sex life is even better than [it was] in my teens and 20s," says Carrie F., 50, who keeps a full dance card in Van Nuys, Calif., and isn't planning on settling for one beau any time soon.
More options means she's never dateless, she points out.