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Sex After 50

What I Want Young People To Know About Sex After 50

Erica Jagger | Posted 07.01.2015 | Fifty
Erica Jagger

This is what I would like all those to the left of 30 to know. You will get older too. Yes, really. You will get gray hair and skin creases and you will still want to have sex. And you will not care at all what young people think.

How A Cup Of Tea Can Rev Up Your Sex Life

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 06.20.2015 | Fifty
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

Last month I had a mild midlife crisis after dancing in a gay club with attractive, sweaty young men who humored me. I came home a bit disgruntled by the sexual stasis in my long-term marriage with the most interesting (and loving) husband in the world.

The Fascinating Truth About Women And Sex After 50

Pamela Madsen | Posted 06.11.2015 | Fifty
Pamela Madsen

You have to let go of the idea that women over the age of 50 have a diminishing or lower libido after menopause. That simply does not have to be true. What may be more to the point is the need to let go of their own perceptions of what sexuality is all about.

The New Sexual Revolution Begins At 50

Erica Jagger | Posted 05.19.2015 | Fifty
Erica Jagger

With kids in various stages of launching -- and a healthy dose of wisdom acquired after years of unpacking our baggage -- middle age actually unlocks a psychological and sexual renaissance.

Women's Main Motivation For Having Sex After 50

Reuters | Posted 05.14.2015 | Fifty

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) - For women over 50, sexual function and satisfaction may depend most on desire and arousal, a small...

Dr. Ruth's 7 Foolproof Tips For A Boredom-Free Bedroom

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 05.12.2015 | Fifty

For their birthdays, most people throw a party. Dr. Ruth Westheimer isn't most people. The famed sex therapist will release her new book, The Doctor I...

My Husband And I Stopped Drinking -- And Now We Have Better Sex

High50 | Posted 05.12.2015 | Fifty
High50

Miranda's husband James wasn't an obvious alcoholic, but he drank too much at parties and could get out of control. So she made him stop, and quitting the booze had benefits for both of them (names have been changed), including the bedroom.

12 Things Everyone Should Know About Sex After 50

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 04.13.2015 | Fifty

There's a popular perception that older people lose interest in sex. Not true. Studies show that people maintain active sex lives well into their late...

11 Things That Will Dramatically Improve Your Sex Life In Middle Age

Erica Jagger | Posted 06.01.2015 | Fifty
Erica Jagger

I was tortured by sex when I was a young woman. I went from being an awkward, skinny bookworm to a curvy 16-year-old almost overnight. I wasn't used to attracting male attention and I felt simultaneously powerful and powerless.

8 Tips For Bringing Play Back Into Sex

Pamela Madsen | Posted 05.20.2015 | Fifty
Pamela Madsen

Sometimes, I think we take sex way too seriously. We can talk the sexy and the pleasure right out of sexy. And if you are like most people, you're yearning to laugh, play and get out of your head and into your body again. When was the last time you played with your sexuality?

The Sex Partner Who Rocked My World In Middle Age

Erica Jagger | Posted 05.13.2015 | Fifty
Erica Jagger

Having sex with Sam has changed my life. It's not just the sex that's changed me. It's the experience of loving the man I'm having sex with that has completely, irrevocably rocked my world.

Getting Old Just Got Awesome: Sex Gets Better After 50 Years Of Marriage

Katie Tandy | Posted 05.01.2015 | Comedy
Katie Tandy

Worst title ever, best news ever. Those who wended their way past the 50-year wedded mark report a slight uptick in their sex lives. And! More exciting still, sex frequency of long-married couples continued to rise.

Improve Your Love Life By Moving Your Bedroom. Literally.

High50 | Posted 04.28.2015 | Fifty
High50

For Anna and Jed, changing the downstairs study into their bedroom, so that their teenage kids can't hear them having sex, has boosted their love life and kept their marriage together.

What Sent This 52-Year-Old's Libido Through The Roof

Jodi Brown | Posted 04.23.2015 | Fifty
Jodi Brown

As a menopausal woman, I have a ton of shit going on in my body. What I have been told over and over and over again is that as I age I can anticipate my sex life basically swirling down the toilet along with last night's cost-prohibitive organic, vegan-friendly, heart-healthy supper. I'm not buying it.

How To Get In The Mood

MiddleSexy | Posted 04.21.2015 | Fifty
MiddleSexy

Your partner is feeling frisky, but you aren't. Or you really want to do it, but you're too tired or too stressed or too something else. Turn that downtown frown around with any of these MiddleSexy recommendations for getting yourself in the mood.

Dr. Ruth On Why Couples Over 50 Should Have A Lot More Morning Sex

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 02.12.2015 | Fifty

If you're wondering how to keep your sex life exciting after decades with the same partner, then you've already taken the first step in the right dire...

A Widower's 9 Tips For Getting Back Into The Dating Game

High50 | Posted 04.12.2015 | Fifty
High50

When Gord Smiley found himself single after losing his wife of 28 years, he thought dating again would be daunting. But he got in shape, learned to listen and took up skiing -- and says it worked.

Yes, People Over 70 Are Having Sex. And A Lot Of It.

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 01.28.2015 | Fifty

People are continuing to enjoy active sex lives well into their 70s and 80s, according to new research from The University of Manchester and NatCen So...

5 Things That Are Sexier Than Sex

Ann Brenoff | Posted 03.24.2015 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

Sex, sex, sex, sex, sex. Sex is all anyone wants to talk about, read about. Is there anything sexier than sex? Actually, maybe there is. How about these five things?

The Surprising Sexual Habits Of The Over-55 Set

Renee Fisher | Posted 03.09.2015 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

Anyone who has ever visited an assisted living facility or nursing home has probably come away with the impression that the #1 athletic pastime of residents consists of lining up at the dining hall doors, well before meal time is scheduled to begin. If so, you'd be wrong. Seriously wrong.

3 Ways To Reignite Your Long-Dead Sexy Side

Meg Dennison | Posted 03.08.2015 | Fifty
Meg Dennison

One day I woke up to the realization that I wanted to feel more heat in my life. I wanted to feel more flow, more desire and, well, sexier. And unlike all those magazine articles offering advice on how to turn on my man, I wanted to feel sexier for myself. If it also turned on my husband, even better.

The Hardest Part Of Being Divorced And Over 50

Kat Forsythe, MSW | Posted 02.03.2015 | Fifty
Kat Forsythe, MSW

By now, we know what we like and don't like -- whether it's food, cars, style ... or sex. If you've undergone a painful divorce, I bet you've composed a list of things you tolerated with your former spouse, but no longer want to do with a new partner.

12 Reasons Sex Is Much More Satisfying After 50

Vikki Claflin | Posted 02.02.2015 | Fifty
Vikki Claflin

By the time we're in our 50s and beyond, our kids are grown and out the door, our careers are established, we're reasonably financially stable, and life isn't such a struggle. Simply put, we're more relaxed about most things and sex is often more fun. On that note, I've compiled my personal list of the 12 reasons sex is better after 50.

STIs: The Sex Talk No One Wants To Have -- But Should

Kat Forsythe, MSW | Posted 01.25.2015 | Fifty
Kat Forsythe, MSW

I've talked in the past about how hard it is to ask for your sexual preferences in bed. But this is harder than just asking for your favorite position. Nonetheless, it's a non-negotiable necessity.

My First Vibrator

Jennifer Cullen | Posted 01.17.2015 | Divorce
Jennifer Cullen

It was one of those lipstick vibes. Small, but powerful. It felt odd to use it that first time. I can still remember my hesitancy. I waited until my kids had gone to their father's house for the night, double-checked that all of the doors were locked and headed upstairs to my bedroom.