Dating a senior citizen

Morris, an 82 year-old man, went to the doctor to get a physical. A few days later the doctor saw Morris walking down the street with a gorgeous young woman on his arm. When he opened it, he found two crocheted dolls and a stack of money totaling ,000. "When we were to be married," she said, "my grandmother told me the secret of a happy marriage was to never argue. "That's the money I made from selling the dolls." Boy, oh boy, did we go around! As the officer cuffed the man to take him in, he asked the burglar, "Why did you just stand there?She told me that if I ever got angry with you, I should just keep quiet and crochet a doll." The little old man was so moved; he had to fight back tears. She had only been angry with him two times in all those years of living and loving. "Honey," he said, "that explains the dolls, but what about all of this money? Just because I'm blonde doesn't mean that I am automatically stupid. All the old lady did was yell scripture at you." "SCRIPTURE?!“There is, in fact, very little data on the sexual interests and experiences of older people,” Friedan says.People want to believe that seniors are asexual beings, but seniors desire — even need — romantic relationships, just as we do.

" I said, "No, my other Doctor said that all red meat is very unhealthy.""Do you spend a lot of time in the sun, like playing golf, sailing, hiking, or bicycling? He asked, "Do you gamble, drive fast cars, or have a lot of sex? "I don't do any of those things."He looked at me and said, "Then why do you want to live to 80." A tour bus driver is driving with a bus load of seniors down a highway when he is tapped on his shoulder by a little old lady. After two visits and exhaustive lab tests, he said I was doing "fairly well" for my age. A little concerned about that comment, I couldn't resist asking him," Do you think I'll live to be 80? Biological, demographic and psychological factors can all make it challenging for seniors to form romantic relationships: In her groundbreaking book, author Friedman explains that many of the difficulties that seniors face when approaching love are based on expectations that intimacy and love ought to be the same as it was during middle-age.Instead, she explains, older people must define new modes of intimacy and sexuality that are not based on the conceptions that apply to younger adults:“Before it’s too late…