Since our book Making Love Again was published in 2002, Keith and I have had the opportunity to speak to scores of groups, organizations, and medical professionals about what we experienced ‘then’ and how we are ‘now.’ In our presentations we always stress the need for ‘intimate touch’ to continue throughout one’s lifetime—the touch only […]
Intimacy & Aging Blog
On this blog, I share posts and resources on how aging affects intimacy, and our continued journey to retain and redefine intimacy after impotence. Click here for the introduction to the blog.
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I often cry when Keith and I make love. I’ve done so for nearly thirty of our fifty years together. The first time I cried was after my father died. At the peak of my climax, I started sobbing. Keith was alarmed. “Did I hurt you?” he asked, concerned. I assured him I was physically […]
Two years ago I was in the hospital recovering from a serious car accident. I had four pelvic fractures and was unable to turn over or even lay on my side. My only option was flat on my back. During my hospital stay the hospital massage therapist came to my room and offered to give […]
As willing as our society seems to be in speaking openly about many topics, talking about sex is still a topic many people shy away from. There are many reasons; embarrassment, shame and even blame. Yet sex is a natural part of being human and without it life wouldn’t go on. When my husband Keith […]