Whole Person Sexuality Project
Consultant * Educator * Trainer * Researcher * Certified Sexologist
Sex drive does not diminish with age and studies show that sexual activity earlier in life is a good indicator of sexual desires, needs and activity later in life. Sex in the later stages of life isn't something that is typically discussed, however, myself and many collegues of mine know the matter is one that is deserving of attention. Because we live in a youth-oriented sexualized culture, the idea of the elderly and sexuality isn't a common one. However, this is being more wholly understood as a form of discrimination and there are number of reasons why this is an important topic. If you are elderly, you are very aware of these reasons. Some include:
Childhood Sexuality and Development
Children's sexual development is a topic that is often taboo and yet very present, as any parent can tell you. There is a natural curiosity that children have about the world, which includes curiosity about their bodies as well as other people's bodies. Oftentimes, parents can feel at a loss of how to handle these curiosities and how to talk about it with their maturing child. This discomfort is also natural.
If developmental needs aren't acknowledged or addressed, this could put strain on the parent-child relationship as well as the well being of both the parent and the child(ren). Denise is available for parent consultations to discuss how these and other topics can be addressed for you and your child: