Sex Over 50 (Updated and Expanded)

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  • Copyright: 2008-08-05
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You are on the threshold of a richer, more deeply fulfilling sex life than you've ever enjoyed-or even imagined-before. Believe it or not, you may just now be reaching your sexual peak. Sex Over 50 divulges hundreds of sizzling sexual secrets that will turn your deepest sexual desires into realities.

Author Biography

Joel D. Block, Ph.D., is a nationally renowned psychotherapist, working extensively with couples and individuals in his private practice on Long Island, New York. The author of five books, including Secrets of Better Sex, he is also a diplomat of the American Board of Professional psychology and a supervisor on the staff of the Human Sexuality Center of Long Island Jewish Medical Center.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Best Years of Your Sex Lifep. xi
Create a Sexy Frame of Mindp. 1
The 12 Myths About Sex Over 50-And the Corresponding Truthsp. 2
Overcoming the Mental Obstacles to Great Sexp. 7
Removing Boredom from Your Lifep. 9
Tying It Togetherp. 13
Five Tips for Creating a Sexy Mind-Setp. 14
We're Still Sexyp. 15
The Building Blocks of Passionp. 17
Tear Down the Old Foundation and Create a Positive Sex Foundationp. 19
How to Build Sexual Self-Esteemp. 20
Four Sexual Self-Esteem Exercisesp. 24
Why Enthusiasm Encourages Passionp. 26
The Hidden Sexual Potential of Optimismp. 26
Five Tips for Making Sex More Playfulp. 28
Conquering the Three Emotions That Sap Sexual Energyp. 28
Overcoming Five Fears That Steal Passionp. 29
Sex Playp. 31
Take Charge of Your Sexualityp. 33
The Sex and Stress Connectionp. 34
Seven Sexy Stress Bustersp. 36
The Intimacy Fearp. 37
Let Go of the Need to Controlp. 39
Ten Tips for Creating an Electric Sexual Atmospherep. 40
How to Become an Erotic Consumerp. 41
Develop Your Own Erotic Lesson Planp. 43
The Take-Charge Loverp. 46
Games for Mature Loversp. 48
Reading Your Partner's Sexual Rhythmsp. 49
How to Flirt Shamelessly with Your Matep. 49
How to Behave Like a Teenager in Lustp. 50
Be a Teasep. 51
Improving Her Oral Lovemaking Skillsp. 53
Improving His Oral Lovemaking Skillsp. 56
How to Give Your Partner Manual Pleasurep. 58
The Joy of Mutual Masturbationp. 62
Five Top Vibrator Tipsp. 63
The Love Gamep. 65
Improving Intercoursep. 67
Seven Tips for Hotter Loveplayp. 68
The Intercourse Positionsp. 69
The Dynamics of Thrustingp. 75
Her Coital Dynamic Powerp. 77
Six Secret Hot Spots-And How to Ignite Themp. 78
Four Additional Ways of Enhancing Intercourse at Midlifep. 80
Take Me, I'm Yoursp. 83
Don't Have Sex, Make Lovep. 85
First, Clear the Emotional Airp. 86
Awaken Each Other's Sensesp. 88
Create Erotic Trustp. 91
Master the Art of Surrenderp. 95
Turn Up the Emotional Heatp. 96
The Love Encounterp. 99
The Power of Midlife Sexual Fantasiesp. 101
Why Fantasies Have Such Erotic Powerp. 102
Top Ten Midlife Sex Fantasiesp. 105
Should You Share Your Fantasies?p. 107
Should You Act Out Your Fantasies?p. 108
Erotic Role Playingp. 110
Seven Steps for Connecting Fantasy to Realityp. 113
Overcoming a Negative Fantasy Experiencep. 114
My Secret Sinp. 116
Getting in Sync with Your Partner Againp. 118
Accept Being Out of Syncp. 120
How Being Out of Sync Affects Sexp. 121
The Relationship-Synchrony Quizp. 124
Common Midlife Situations That Get in the Way of Sexp. 126
How to Reconnect in Bedp. 130
Five Steps for Getting in Sexual Syncp. 131
How to Use Afterplay to Improve Your Relationshipp. 135
Making Time for Lovep. 136
Stretching Your Sexual Boundariesp. 138
Measuring Your Sexual Boundariesp. 139
The Sexual-Boundaries Quizp. 140
How to Have More Sexp. 141
Ten Steps for Increasing Desirep. 143
How to Put the Sex Back in a Sexless Marriagep. 144
How to Get in the Mood for Lovep. 146
Exploring Alternative Forms of Loveplayp. 147
Ten Places to Have Sex Out of Bedp. 155
The Bonds of Lovep. 158
The Unlimited Potential of Midlife Orgasmp. 160
The Midlife Orgasmp. 161
The Orgasm Quizp. 162
How to Build New Pathways to Orgasmp. 163
Extending Your Orgasm Timep. 166
Multiple Orgasms at Midlifep. 167
How to Have an Extragenital Orgasmp. 174
How to Have a Spontaneous Orgasmp. 175
How to Have the Ultimate Orgasm: A Full-Body Orgasmp. 176
The Simultaneous Orgasmp. 177
Is One Orgasm Better Than Another?p. 179
Come Againp. 180
Sex and Hormonesp. 182
How Hormones Affect Sexualityp. 183
Conquering Common Hormone-Related Sex Problems in Womenp. 185
Evaluating Hormone-Replacement Therapy for Womenp. 191
Testosterone-Replacement Therapyp. 196
Younger Lovep. 200
Overcoming erectile Dysfunctionp. 202
What Erectile Dysfunction Is-And Isn'tp. 203
The Sexual-Response Assessmentp. 204
Seven Ways of Preventing Erectile Dysfunctionp. 207
Four Steps to Restoring Sexual Functionp. 209
How a Woman Can Helpp. 210
The Causes of Erectile Dysfunctionp. 211
Erectile Dysfunction Remediesp. 215
Beyond Intercoursep. 228
Sex and Healthp. 230
The Sex Dietp. 230
How Exercise Influences Sexualityp. 232
The Health Benefits of Sexp. 233
The Sexual Effects of Illness and Disabilityp. 235
Why a Hysterectomy Doesn't End Your Sex Lifep. 242
Overcoming the Sexual Side Effects of Medicationsp. 245
Rejuvenating the Mind-Body Connectionp. 247
Regaining Desire Lost to Illness, Disability, or Physical Signs of Agingp. 249
Makeover Sexp. 252
Making the Dating Scenep. 254
New Beginningsp. 255
Getting Out Therep. 256
Going Online-Or Notp. 257
Other Dating Optionsp. 260
Ten Great Conversation Startersp. 262
Eight Safety Precautionsp. 264
Be Real, Stay Realp. 265
Dating Successp. 268
Hotel Datep. 272
Love With Another Partnerp. 274
Six Keys to Staying Sexual Alonep. 275
How to Become Sexually Active Again with a Partnerp. 276
Overcoming the Obstacles to a New Sexual Relationshipp. 280
How to Avoid STDsp. 285
The Late Affairp. 286
Should You Have an Affair?p. 293
Consequences of the Affair: Should You Leave Your Partner?p. 295
New Beginningsp. 300
Keeping the Romance Alive Foreverp. 303
Friendship: The Hidden Component of Romancep. 304
What Romance Is-And Isn'tp. 305
The Romance Quizp. 307
Ten Steps to Rediscovering Romancep. 308
How to Keep the Romance Alivep. 310
How Some Couples Never Lose the Magicp. 312
The Last Wordsp. 315
The "Like" Connectionp. 316
Conclusion: You're Still Sexyp. 318
Indexp. 323
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