Is there a more casual word, or was the word 'coitus' casual at the time?In a usually pejorative sense, and especially applied to women, the word frigid (sometimes just cold) is used.
They also experience more physical and psychological symptoms trig-gered by the menopause, including reduced sex drive, but are less likely to seek treatment from doctors.'Perhaps couples in the UK who have lived together a long time tend to have a more companionable than sexual relationship,' he said.'But the survey shows women want more - they want an active sex life.' The survey was carried out by an independent research firm and was sponsored by Organon, a Dutch pharmaceutical company which makes an HRT treatment.Consultant gynaecologist Dr Edward Morris, who has carried out research into HRT and is a member of the British Menopause Society, said: 'Women in the UK are having less sex compared with the rest of Europe and that is a real statistic.'The number of women dissatisfied with sex is significant and it has a big impact on different aspects of their lives.