Menopause & Sex After 50

Posted on the Dec 03, 2009 by Carlin Ross
We all know that women outlive men.  On average, women live 5 years longer than men.  The knee-jerk explanation for this gap in life span has always focused on differences in lifestyle.  Men have to...
Posted on the Nov 12, 2009 by Betty Dodson
I can identify with Jane's comment on her sexlife being better than ever at 71. I had a double hip replacement and at 69 began a love affair with a young man who was 47 years younger.
Posted on the Sep 18, 2009 by Carlin Ross
OMG! I love this story: A 65-year-old will today become the oldest woman to model at London Fashion Week. Valerie Pain, who began her career in the Sixties, will be taking part in the All Walks...
Posted on the Aug 09, 2009 by Carlin Ross
Betty always tells me that 40 is the beginning and your 70's are the youth of old age: Most people get happier as they grow older, studies on people aged up to their mid-90s suggest. Despite worries...
Posted on the Jul 06, 2009 by Betty Dodson
Dear Betty & Carlin: I am in my mid 40s, and during the past 6 months I have had a huge sexual awakening and catharsis which I attribute to hormonal fluctuations (perimenopause maybe?) and...
Posted on the Jun 29, 2009 by Betty Dodson
Single, age 68 (very young), not in a relationship, but interested, hysterectomy at age 44, on estrogen replacement for over 20 years till last year, testosterone cream (a little) for 2-3 years till...
Posted on the Jun 29, 2009 by Betty Dodson
I am 71 years old, had a hysterectomy 30 years ago, been off estrogren for 10 years and not had intercourse in many years, and before that infrequently. The last time I attempted intercourse it was...
Posted on the Jun 26, 2009 by Betty Dodson
I'm a soon to be 60 year old women who thinks she has never had an orgasm and is just now exploring her sexuality. I was married very early in life at 20 and got pregnant with my very first sexual...
Posted on the Mar 30, 2009 by Betty Dodson
This post is a double hitter. Becky Chalker, a good friend and author of the book "The Clitoral Truth" and the National Women's Health Network, a group of women who lobby in Washington for women's...
Posted on the Mar 17, 2009 by Betty Dodson
I am 61 years old. I have no libido and am no longer able to have an orgasm. I am using a bioidentical hormone cream preparation (applied to wrists) including estriol, progesterone, testosterone...
Posted on the Mar 11, 2009 by Betty Dodson
My wife and I have not had sex for over six months. I am 65 and she is 58. She is going through (or has gone through) menopause. It was tough for her. Terrible hot flahses. She still has...
Posted on the Feb 23, 2009 by Carlin Ross
I'm 35 and I can't wait to be 40.  I look at my contemporaries - Angelina, Drew, Cameron, Jennifer - and they look more beautiful and confident now than they did in their 20s.  It's a shame that our...
Posted on the Feb 06, 2009 by Betty Dodson
I'm a 37 year old female who is recovering from a complete (including the ovaries) hysterectomy. I've not had sex yet but I'm worried about a decrease in sexual desire and the inability to get wet...
Posted on the Dec 07, 2008 by Betty Dodson
I entered menopause at age 41 and am now 49. I completely lost my libido and in spite of trying HRT (testosterone) treatments, etc. it hasn't returned. My brain tells me I should want to have sex and...
Posted on the Dec 03, 2008 by Betty Dodson
i like sex. my wife desire is low and when she has sex it is painful and she would rather have nothing inserted. main position is like missionary but her legs closed and straight while my...