Intimacy and Old Age

By Nieves Murray
Updated August 26 2016 - 1:32pm, first published August 25 2016 - 2:52pm
Old age is no barrier to intimacy and sexual desire
Old age is no barrier to intimacy and sexual desire

In adolescence there's a tipping point. A time when you lose your youth and come of age. I wonder then, when do you lose your adulthood and become “elderly”? When do you cease to be seen as a man or a woman with desires? When do you become a “patient”, a “resident”, a “burden”... Perhaps it's in your 80s.

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