I grew up with a rather repressed attitude toward sex.
I enjoy penis-in-vagina sex, too, but that alone is not enough for orgasm.
I have many concerns about having sex after a long period of celibacy.
I read one of your columns about a lady who couldn’t have intercourse because it was painful.
Every month in Sex at Our Age, award-winning senior sexpert Joan Price answers your questions about everything from loss of desire to solo sex and partner issues. To send your questions directly to Joan, email [email protected] I’ve been celibate for 15 years since ending my marriage.
I made some male friends over the years and I socialize, but after my divorce I didn’t really date.
I like being single and living on my own, and it’s been my choice to be celibate.
A couple of years after my divorce, I bought a vibrator that I use maybe once a month for both clitoral stimulation and vaginal insertion.
I like it and reach orgasm easily that way, but I don’t feel the need to use it more often.
Recently I’ve had a couple of lunch dates with a new man, which is a long way from having a relationship, but it did bring the question to the forefront of my mind.