Reclaiming Your Sex Drive During Menopause, a guest post by Marie Goldberg

by An Ordinary Man (the novel)

an important posting, with good information

Life in the Boomer Lane


While menopause has come out of the closet, the loss of sex drive experienced by menopausal and post-menopausal women hasn’t. We still tend to gloss over such loss or to bury it under articles that scream “How to Have the BEST SEX EVER After Age 50!”  But great sex, or even good sex, let alone sex itself, can’t occur until we look squarely in the eye of the realities at this stage of life. 


By pretty much all accounts, menopause is not a fun time for women. Hot flashes, night sweats, changes in mood, the overwhelming feeling that you are at the mercy of your hormones (or lack thereof!)—these are only some of the symptoms of what could be considered a woman’s “second puberty,” the bane of just about every woman’s existence after the age of 50. But perhaps the most difficult aspect of menopause—as well as the…

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