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The Top 50 Cities for Seniors

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What qualities make a city good for senior living? These cities are rated for health, economics, life expectancy, community, environmental issues, spirituality, housing, transportation and more. Find out which cities are best for seniors.

Senior Living Spotlight10

Sex, Trust, Intimacy, And Relationships

Thursday April 17, 2014

Perhaps you think you're having the best sex imaginable simply because you're in a long-term relationship. But that's flawed thinking.

Great sex requires trust and that's true whether the relationship is new or old. Sounds simple, right?

It's actually complex because in new relationships sex is typically hot because of the newness factor, and in older relationships couples tend to fall into comfortable patterns that don't necessarily embody trust and marginal sex becomes normal and acceptable.

Read why trust matters and how to move your relationship into a vulnerable place and ensure sexual passion and satisfaction.

Emotional Honesty Is Critical

Monday April 14, 2014

No relationship can survive without emotional honesty, but practicing it can be perilous if a couple doesn't respect the rules. It's not a simple as telling each other the truth. It's much more complicated than that, but since it's essential for healthy relationships it's worth the effort.

The men who fear being emotionally honest with women base their trepidation on previous experiences. It's a dance that has to be learned and practiced in order for a relationship to move forward.

Sex, trust, and every other aspect of a relationship depend on the existence of emotional honesty.

Great Sex For Men Over 50 Depends On.......

Thursday April 10, 2014

Young men can perform sexually without much stress and strain. But for men over 50 that sexual hat trick becomes more difficult.

Absent the existence of a strong emotional connection with women, sex for men after 50 can be disappointing for them and their partners.

No prescription product can equal the power of emotional intimacy and it's naive to believe a pill can solve a man's sexual issues.

The best power tool for a man over 50 is his heart.

Feeling Like A Grandfather Wasn't Automatic

Monday April 7, 2014

I thought there might be something wrong with me when I didn't feel an immediate bond with my grandson when he was born. I remember vividly that I had with my son.

Was this unusual? Not according to my men friends, most of whom who didn't bond immediately with their grandsons either.

It's a love that has grown into a special relationship, That I'm my grandson's only grandfather has made me feel responsible to provide a link to his past.

I even inherited a step-grandson who I think of simply as a grandson, the word step, entirely unnecessary.




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