You can stay connected with your partner, even if you’re not together physically. But there are a few pitfalls: not communicating about how you’re going to blend your families if this isn’t your first relationship, and falling out of intimacy. Dr. Jeannelle Perkins-Muhammad is a marriage and family therapist and she has some tips for keeping intimacy alive. She ought to know – she and her husband have been married for more than 20 years and he’s deployed to another country. She’s sharing a few tips that she’s learned.
Dr. Doree Lynn knows that relationships, intimacy and the whole sex thing can be intimidating when you start over as an older person. But, fear not! Dr. Doree is a psychotherapist who calls herself a media sex-pert and she’s all about ridding us of the notion that good sex ends when youth does. Sex and intimacy are still very much in the picture, no matter how old you are.