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Overcoming Loss of Libido After Cancer

Posted on 08/9/2013 by |Sex & Relationships | Comments

RelationshipsQ: I am 69 years of age and married. Three and a half years ago I had radiation treatment  for prostate cancer. The cancer is in remission. However, my libido has come to a screeching halt. I have no interest in sex, although I have forced myself to try masturbation to try for an erection. Occasionally this will work, but most times it is a failure. Because of my lack of libido, my wife and I are slipping away from …

Two Words: Sex Therapist

Posted on 07/31/2013 by |Sex & Relationships | Comments

RelationshipsQ: The woman I married two years ago doesn’t really know how to make love to me. I am 68, and my wife is 57. I still have the drive to have sex, but she is not used to initiating the first move. She doesn’t like to kiss and isn’t romantic at all. When I listen to soft music to try and get things started, she asks me why I play sad music. I have been patient with her as …

How to Handle the Anti-Cuddler

Posted on 07/8/2013 by |Sex & Relationships | Comments

RelationshipsQ: I’m in my 60s and still want to snuggle up to my wife. She doesn’t want any part of it and says she’s not in the mood. What do you say about this? Dr. Pepper Schwartz: Is she always not in the mood? Or just sometimes? If it’s always, that’s very serious, because the 60s are no time to cut out sex and cuddling altogether. Married people have every right to assume that the pledge to monogamy includes sex …

Why Would My Doctor Ask Me If I Climax During Sex?

Posted on 06/8/2012 by |Sex & Relationships | Comments

Home & Family | Personal HealthQ: My doctor asked me during an annual exam if I climax during intercourse. I thought it was a strange question but I couldn’t answer because I haven’t had sex in more than 25 years. I don’t recall any problems before unless I never have climaxed and didn’t know it. So why would she think I might not? If I choose to have a relationship at that level, should I see a doctor first? –S.C. Dr. Pepper Schwartz: I have …