Is Your Sex Life Aging Well?
Sex can be a powerful emotional experience and a great tool for protecting or improving health, and it’s certainly not only for the young. In June 2015, mother of Beyonce’ and entrepreneur, Tina Knowles Lawson graces the cover of Ebony and describes her now sizzling sex life at the age of 61 (yes, 61)! Her cover shoot for the magazine was sexy as well (see below).
Tina says, “I am proud to be 61 years old and to not be putting limitations on my lifestyle. We can still be sexy and vibrant, fashionable, classy and fly until the day we die!”
Sex over the age of 50 can present challenges, and you may feel discouraged by issues connected with the aging process, but these problems are not insurmountable. With better understanding and an open mind, you can continue to enjoy a physically and emotionally fulfilling sex life–it’s not a question of age, but of desire.
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Good Sex At Any Age
The need for intimacy is ageless. And studies now confirm that no matter what your gender, you can enjoy sex for as long as you wish. Naturally, sex at 70 or 80 may not be like it is at 20 or 30—but in some ways it can be better. As an older adult, you may feel wiser than you were in your earlier years, and know what works best for you when it comes to your sex life. Older people often have a great deal more self-confidence and self-awareness, and feel released from the unrealistic ideals of youth and prejudices of others. And with children grown and work less demanding, couples are better able to relax and enjoy one another without the old distractions.
Tips For Better Sex Over 40 (Yes, it gets better!)
1. Accept & celebrate who you are
Sex in later life may not be the same as it was in your youth—but that doesn’t have to be a bad thing. In fact, sex can be more enjoyable than ever. As you find yourself embracing your older identity, you can:
- Reap the benefits of experience. The independence and self-confidence that comes with age can be very…
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