Monday, November 16, 2009

Naked At Our Age: an invitation

I'm repeating this invitation because I know I have many new readers now:

What's stopping you from having a satisfying sex life as a senior or elder?

Four years after publication of Better Than I Ever Expected: Straight Talk about Sex After Sixty, I am working on my new book on senior sex: Naked at Our Age. This book will concentrate on the sexual problems and challenges we face as women and men 50 - 80+ and how to resolve them and enjoy our sexuality throughout our lives.

I invite you to submit your candid questions, problems, and real-life experiences, which will be the focus of Naked at Our Age, with commentary and tips from sex educators, therapists, physicians, couples counselors, and other valuable experts.

The problem with Better Than I Ever Expected, many readers told me, was that it was too upbeat! “My sex life isn’t ‘better than I ever expected,’” many of you wrote me, and here’s why it’s not….” You confided questions and problems and shared intimate details of your obstacles to a satisfying sex life in later life, and you continue to write to me, thank you.

That's why I'm inviting all of you to tell me which problems and issues you hope my new book will address, what experiences you'd like to learn about, and what questions you wish you could ask an expert (I'll find the right expert to answer you). Post a comment below -- instructions here if this is new to you -- or, if you'd like me to follow up with you, email me.

If you'd like a copy of the confidential interview to be a part of this new book, please email me and I'll send it right out.

If you're a sex educator or other expert in some area of senior sex, please email me if you'd like to contribute your helpful tips.

(For those of you who have emailed me questions and not heard from me -- I apologize. It seems that whatever I do to catch up, I'm always 300 emails behind. Thank you for your patience!)

Thank you for joining me in talking out loud about senior sexuality,



  1. Great title, Joan! I know this will be a success. I will be rooting you on. In fact, we can root each other on. You go, girl!


  2. I agree, good catchy title which implies that this will be an interesting read.


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