Your s*x life will change as your body ages. These changes can be addressed and you can have healthy, satisfying s*x your entire life. . communicating with your partner, taking care of your health and maintaining a good emotional perspective, your s*x life can grow richer with the years.
1 Talk With Your Partner
Open communication has always been essential for good s*x. Talk with your partner about any s*xual difficulties you might be having as a couple. Try to treat the difficulties as problems to solve and work together on finding creative solutions.
As a woman ages, natural lubrication for s*xual intercourse decreases. This is easily fixed . using a water-based lubricant. At first, applying a lubricant for s*x may seem awkward, but you and your partner will quickly become used to it and can even incorporate it into foreplay.
3 Experiment with Positions and Times
Pain caused . arthritis or other condition can interfere with s*x. Experiment with different s*xual positions, and you may find one that works much better. Also, arthritis and other pain conditions are often less severe at certain times a day, which will vary for each person. Try having s*x when your pain is the least severe.
4 Deal with Erectile Problems
For men, trouble having an erection is an expected part of aging. If this happens to your partner, gently help him troubleshoot this problem. Lifestyle changes and medications that can help.
5 Feel Beautiful
We live in a culture that is constantly showing us images of youth and beauty. As women age, they may feel less sexually attractive, which can interfere with s*xual desire. Try not to be influenced . these cultural messages. Sure, your body changes as you age, but that does not reflect on your worth or desirability. Ignore messages and stereotypes from television, magazines and other media sources and embrace your body at every stage of your life.
6 Take Care of Your Health
Poor health can interfere with s*xual satisfaction. If you have a health condition, be sure to the manage it. Follow your doctor’s orders and make the lifestyle changes you need to be healthy. Losing weight, exercising and eating well will not only improve your health, your s*x life will also improve.
7 s*x After Surgery
As women age, they may need to undergo surgical procedures that alter the reproductive organs. The most common are mastectomy (the removal of a chest or part of a chest to treat cancer) or hysterectomy (the removal of the uterus and sometimes the ovaries). These surgeries do not interfere with a woman’s ability to have s*x. However, these procedures can dramatically change how a woman perceives her own attractiveness. Open communication with your partner both before and after these procedures can help reduce anxiety and negativity.
8 Safe s*x
Any sexually active adult needs to protect herself from sexually transmitted diseases. Sexually transmitted infections, including HIV, are on the rise in older adults. Older adults have had more time to develop a s*xual history. Also, many infections can remain dormant for years in people. Do not assume that an older s*xual partner is a safe s*xual partner. Always practice safe s*x.
9 Talk to Your Doctor
If you or your partner are having s*xual difficulties, talk to your doctor. There may be simple solutions to your problems such as changing the time of day that you take a medication or making lifestyle changes. Expect that you will have to make adjustments in your life and s*xual habits as you age. Your doctor can help your these adaptations go smoothly.
10 Vibrators and self service
It is a simple fact that men have shorter life expectancies than women, resulting in a large number of older widowed or single women. s*x and orgasms bring both emotional and physical benefits. Women should not feel guilty about self service. Vibrators and other devices can help tremendously.