Tag Archives: getting older

When Does Sex Leave the Building?

Am I here, already? I had worried about this time of life—for most of my last decade of life. For the first time in my adult life, sex holds very little appeal for me.  In the year of my 60th … Continue reading

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New Chapters

What are the chapters of our lives? For some it might look like childhood (0-12), teen (13-18), young adult (19-34?), middle aged (35-50?), and retired.  Of course each of these can be further subdivided and age ranges are average and … Continue reading

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Over 55– No more “Sexy?”

I’m packing for our upcoming 25th anniversary cruise.  And a sobering truth is sinking in. I’m 59, and I don’t get to be sexy anymore.  Waaaa. Dang, that sounds so sad, doesn’t it? I’m ashamed to admit that so much … Continue reading

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I Have a Problem, Therefore I Matter

There’s something about the aging process that seems to bring out the very negative in many people.  And it’s not without reason that many older folks feel negative.  The bloom of youth is gone and never to return; health is … Continue reading

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