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Intimacy in Later Life
Language: en
Pages: 186
Authors: Kate M. Davidson, Graham Fennell
Categories: Family & Relationships
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-07-12 - Publisher: Routledge

To love and be loved is arguably one of the most powerful and fundamental driving forces sustaining self-esteem and self-identity throughout the life course. Need for reciprocal loving does not change as we grow older, despite failures of health, loss of a partner, late divorce, and alterations of personality due
Intimacy and ageing
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Bildtgård, Torbjörn, Öberg, Peter
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-12-01 - Publisher: Policy Press

To begin new relationships in later life is increasingly common in large parts of the Western world. This timely book addresses the gap in knowledge about late life repartnering and provides a comprehensive map of the changing landscape of late life intimacy. Part of the Ageing in a Global Context
Sex and Diversity in Later Life
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Hafford-Letchfield, Trish, Simpson, Paul
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-05-27 - Publisher: Policy Press

Despite increased awareness of sexual diversity, older people's accounts of sex and intimacy remain marginalised. This edited volume addresses diversity in sexual and intimate experience later in life (50+) and captures international research and analysis relating to intersectional identities. Contributors explore how being older intersects with differences of ethnicity, gender,
Love, Sex and Intimacy in New Late-life Romantic Relationships
Language: en
Pages: 301
Authors: Sue Malta
Categories: Dating (Social customs)
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher:

There is little research on the initiation and progression of new romantic relationships for older people, whether after divorce or widowhood, or for those who have never married. This thesis adds to the literature with an Australian investigation of romantic relationships which begin in later life - with a special
Desexualisation in Later Life
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Simpson, Paul, Reynolds, Paul
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-07-19 - Publisher: Policy Press

Despite evidence of a more sexually active ‘third age’, ageing and later life (50+) are still commonly represented as a process of desexualisation. Challenging this assumption and ageist stereotypes, this interdisciplinary volume investigates the experiential and theoretical landscapes of older people’s sexual intimacies, practices and pleasures. Contributors explore the impact