Sex sells. Sex gets your attention. BA50’s care about his topic and we need to talk about it. So, we’re going to be blunt and get right to the how’s your sex life? question. Are you experiencing dryness? Is your partner having issues with arousal? Are you feeling more – or less – interested since turning 50? Are any of your medications wrecking havoc with your love life? Are you interested in knowing about creative ideas to enhance romance.
To set the mood – and hopefully get you responding to this blog or starting comments of your own in our Forums – we’ve listed five sex stories that pertain to our age group. But first: Because we want this to be interactive and fun, we suggest watching this “I Just Had Sex” you tube music video from Saturday Night Live (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lQlIhraqL7o) to put a smile on your face. It’s ridiculous but we love the humor.
Now grab your glass of red and read on…..
Does great sex have to end just because you got your AARP card? Not according to “Frisky Sex @50!” (a great headline grabber if we ever saw one) which ran in the April 23, 2011 edition of Psychology Today. We have to say we love the tips – especially the “are you lover ready?” copy.
Reader’s Digest takes a more subdued approach in “The Truth About Sex After 50”. In this article optimism reigns supreme for our sex lives after 50. http://www.rd.com/family/the-truth-about-sex-after-50/ which tackles common myths and mythbusters. Here’s the one we like: According to a National Council on Aging survey 74 % of men and 70 % of women over 60 find their sex lives more satisfying than when they were in their forties. They also talk about 10 aphrodisiacs here: http://www.rd.com/slideshows/top-10-aphrodisiacs/
Picking up where Reader’s Digest left off, Health Magazine offers “8 Reasons Sex Is Better After 50” (http://www.health.com/health/gallery/0,,20348327,00.html) including because you know what you want. Hard to believe it had to take us that long to get there but once there – it CAN be amazing. Plus, there are now no pregnancy issues to be concerned about or any middle of the night kid interruptions.
We like the realistic tips from Dr. Dorree Lynn, a practicing psychologist, who, at “Granny Get Your Groove On: Sex Gets Better After 50” at yourtango.com (http://www.yourtango.com/experts/dr-dorree-lynn/granny-get-your-groove) explains how there are typically two camps when it comes to middle-aged sex: Those who smile inwardly knowing that grown-up sex is like a fine wine that only gets better with age, and those who shockingly ask, “Sex after 50? Does it really exist?”
For date night we suggest the sexiest soundtracks ever. Watch the movie with your love and snuggle (and listen) to some great vibes at http://blog.mypleasure.com/2011/03/02/9-sexiest-film-soundtracks/
Go for it – and of course report back to us with more suggestions. Don’t forget to let us know if this was helpful. Feel free to pass this link along.