Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Age Is No Barrier to Having Full Sex Life

Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Age Is No Barrier to Having Full Sex Life

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LOVE DOCTOR

Dr Gabrielle Morrissey

Q AS AN older woman, on the wrong side of 50 and in fact nearing 60, I have to say I'm having the

greatest sex of my life. I thought times had changed and we were past the taboo of older people having sex. I don't feel it's wrong to feel your sexiest at 60, but why am I the only one?

A First of all, it's never wrong to feel your sexiest, at any age. And if you can feel increasingly sexy as you get older, then that's all the better.

Secondly, you're absolutely right that sex is good for us. Sex is a great overall wellbeing tonic. It decreases physical stress in the body, as well as decreases emotional stress.

It can alleviate mild feelings of Cythe blues' (sex will not cure any kind of depression Co see your doctor if you feel depressed), and sex is healthy for us as we age.

We know that sexually active people feel younger, happier, more connected to their partner and in fact suffer fewer heart attacks. …

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