Men dating after 60
"If you don't have a guy, go get one -- don't be embarrassed, or shy, or conform to the idea it is over for you," he says.
There is this reigning paradigm that once your man has died it is all over for you. But physical touching and romance should be with us until the last twinkle." One of the disincentives for women is painful intercourse due to thinning of vaginal tissues as estrogen levels decline.
'Do it whether you feel like it or no The chaste older person. Our studies have shown that older people are sexier in attitude and performance than they have been credited for." And that performance has some interesting documentation. "People who are older get very little support from the younger generation about sex," says Joani Blank, MPH, author of Still Doing It: Women and Men Over 60 Write About Their Sexuality.
Bortz II, MD, author of We Love Too Short and Die Too Long.
"Get informed, and find a way to talk about it with somebody, not necessarily a therapist but a friend or somebody.
Screw up your courage and talk to them." Communication can also help overcome another problem -- feeling that nobody will find your older body sexy.
"She got more and more interested in what I was telling her, and she said, 'Well, you must have a big clinic of men.