Thankfully, the baby boomer population is pushing the topic into the mass media, and trend analysts expect to see a further increase in personal services and products tailored to aging boomers and seniors.While seniors desire love, they face many obstacles beyond the social norms and taboos.
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The topic of romance and seniors is not only sensitive, but something that, frankly, can make some people uncomfortable.
Traditionally, a senior’s love life is not discussed, let alone researched – as author Betty Friedan’s acclaimed book, “The Fountain of Age,” notes.
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Biological, demographic and psychological factors can all make it challenging for seniors to form romantic relationships: In her groundbreaking book, author Friedman explains that many of the difficulties that seniors face when approaching love are based on expectations that intimacy and love ought to be the same as it was during middle-age.
Instead, she explains, older people must define new modes of intimacy and sexuality that are not based on the conceptions that apply to younger adults:“Before it’s too late…
“There is, in fact, very little data on the sexual interests and experiences of older people,” Friedan says.