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Want More Or Better Sex? Watch This!
Posted By Barbara Hannah Grufferman On January 9, 2014 @ 8:21 am In Be Your Best | Comments Disabled
Couples who have been in relationships for a long time often find their sex lives screeching to a halt  as they get older. What’s worse, they often think it’s their fault, when in fact, it could very well be because of something his or her partner is going through. Sure. menopause can sometimes make sex uncomfortable , and cause our libido to drop off. But just as often, a man’s sex drive might slow down because of medications  he’s on.
There’s always more than one reason why sex slows down so I went to a top “sexpert” to find out what the heck is really going on below the belt. Esther Perel, author of Mating in Captivity, flat out told me “sex after 50 could very well be the best sex you’ll ever have.” But, first, she said, we have to address–and bust–some of the biggest myths about sex after 50. And, as with most important things in life, getting over this hump begins with acknowledging the issue, and talking about it with your partner.
Take a look at this short video in which Perel gives us some of her best tips:
The four biggest myths about sex after 50:
So here’s the big reveal: After 50, we’re at a sexual crossroads, and need to make a choice: We could shut down that part of ourselves, lock the door and throw away the key. Or we could embrace this new life with a sense of freedom and fun. You may very well find yourself having the best sex … ever!
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