Put on your big girl panties, because today we’re talking to one of the foremost sex and relationship authorities, Dr. Pepper Schwartz. I’ll be kicking off a series next year CELEBRATING 60 and for those of us who are baby boomers there is that ONE subject we seem to keep hushed up. I know – I’m there. Having hit menopause early, while I’m happy to be done with hot flashes and mood swings (and my monthly), there are just some things that CHANGE with age (and I’m not talking about those hairs that keep popping up on your chin).
I had the opportunity to interview Dr. Schwartz after reading her FABULOUS book about finding love after fifty and I was INSPIRED. Forget about Fifty Shades of Gray, and grab Prime. I realized that you CAN teach an old dog new tricks. If you’re like me and have been through menopause and are dealing with the sexual side effects – Dr. Schwartz recommends Replens to help supplement the moisture loss that happens.
This video talks about sex and finding love later in life. There is subject matter that is not appropriate for children.
There is no need to have to put your sex life on hold. Replens is a long-lasting vaginal moisturizer that delivers continuous moisture until those cells are NATURALLY REGENERATED!! The cool thing is that is LASTS FOR DAYS, and Dr. Schwartz recommended using it regularly – not just when you’re having sex – to rejuvenate and hydrate.
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Nicole Brady (SAHM Reviews) says
I’m 42 and starting to realize that I need to consider that life (and body) changes. Kudos to you for your open attitude about it. I blush at the mere thought (or discussion) of… you know… s.e.x. You would think that by 42 I would be over it but I’m not. Still blush like a school girl. 🙂
Nicole – it’s a difficult subject to talk about. I even had a hard time describing stuff to my gyno when I started going through changes, so I understand.
I’m going through menopause and it’s quite an interesting experience. I personally can’t wait to be in menopause and done with this part of my life. Every woman who has the privileged of living long enough will go through it so we might as well start talking about it. We talk about every detail of childbirth but menopause is whispered…seems silly to me.
Oop, Make that peri-menopause…I’m still checking off the calendar trying to get to official menopause.
My mom went through menopause very early and I hope that mine is much later as I haven’t had children yet. I think it’s important to speak directly about sex, both with your partner and especially your doctor.
Billie – I was in my late 30’s when I first started. By the time I hit my early 40’s I was soaked in night sweats (as well as day). I was a moody you-know-what and made life miserable for my family. While I’m glad to be through all of that, there are so many other issues – like weight gain and difficulty LOSING weight because of the lack of hormones, and horrible insomnia (before menopause I could fall asleep within minutes of hitting the pillow), not to mention lack of sexual desire and the physical symptoms that come with it.
Connie – don’t rush it (see above). I’d rather suffer with cramps every month than post-menopause.
Kathryn Gutierrez says
Wow. I went though peri-menopause too. In my midforties. I’m in my midfifties now and can not remember I week without some symtom rearing it’ ugly head. Night (anytime really) sweats, hot flashes (I hate when it happens in public because sometimes I have to sit to get though it it’s so intense). I was on HR therapy during the peri-menopause period until my doctor stopped prescribing them because of the scare of side effects back then.
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