Older People Want and Enjoy It Too

Published on February 15, 2018

Sex & Relationships in Older Age

The two articles published by the BBC this week (see below) are a good reminder of yet another dialogue we are not having, sex in the latter years of life.

Let's remember that we have the potential to be sexual until the end of our days. Needs change with age and we can do more to educate people to healthily enjoy their partnerships and sexual activities, no matter the age.

I presented on this very topic back in Aug 2016 at a conference called Priming Yourself For Positive Ageing (You can watch my presentation here).

Older people are also sexual beings and deserve the time and opportunities to exercise this side of their being.

Research suggests that currently over 50% of over-65s are sexually active, and it also suggests that at least for women, sexual satisfaction considerably increases with age.


BBC Articles:

"Majority of over-65s would like more sex, survey finds" - http://www.bbc.com/news/health-43044912

"Sex is better when you're 80" - http://www.bbc.com/news/av/health-40879223

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Category(s):Relationships & Marriage, Sexual Problems / Sex Therapy

Written by:

Dr Oberdan Marianetti

Dr Oberdan Marianetti is the founder of Essence Coaching, and the creator of the Essence® model.

As a qualified Psychologist and Sexologist, Oberdan has successfully helped individuals and couples revive the excitement in their relationships and sex life.

He has a keen desire to help people reconnect with their true selves - their Essence® - and form meaningful connection with others.

Whether through private consultations or public workshops, Oberdan is committed to helping each individual rediscover the power and beauty of their own sexuality in an open, safe and non-judgemental environment.

With the experience accumulated from private practice, he brings new perspectives on intimacy and sexuality through highly engaging and informative presentations and workshops on sexuality, sex and relationships."

His work has been published by the British Psychological Society and Oxford University Press; he is a regular speaker and has developed his own Leadership model (Essence Leadership), which was featured in sector-specific publications and in TED.

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