A National Dyadic Study of Oral Sex Relationship Quality and Well-Being among Older Couples
E-mail: ude. All rights reserved. For permissions, please e-mail: journals. We estimate Actor—Partner Interdependence Models using the SEM approach to assess three well-being outcomes: general happiness, psychological distress, and self-reported mental health. Results Older adults with better relationship quality gave oral sex to their partner more often than those with worse relationship quality; this association was stronger for men than for women. Discussion Given the high prevalence of sexual dysfunctions among older adults, oral sex may play an important but overlooked role in maintaining an active sexual life, a high-quality relationship, and psychological vibrancy in late life. Although recent studies tend to recognize the prevalence of oral sex Chambers, ; Herbenick et al. Given the high prevalence of sexual dysfunctions among older adults Lindau et al.