My husband and I are in our mids and have been together for 30 years. The last few times, he found it difficult and lost his erection. The problem is that we have no intimacy at all. He has never been terribly demonstrative physically, and I wonder if this is because his parents never were, but now we never touch, never hold hands, never cuddle.
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I had a relatively easy time with my own sexuality: a sheltered upbringing in Yorkshire in the 70s I came out to friends and family as gay while at university with no big issues. Being gay was never an issue at those big broadcasters. In my 40s, while in a higher management role in a global corporation, I started to feel unsatisfied with my career. I decided I wanted to try a second career. To work for myself. Something more meaningful, age-appropriate. In , I retrained as a personal and professional development coach.
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Send questions for Civil Behavior to stevenpetrow earthlink. At 59 I am single and almost friendless. I live in Philadelphia, which has a reasonably sized gay community, yet I feel like an outsider. Many of my friends died two decades ago and my contemporaries have started retiring to Florida. The Internet seems full of people looking to do drugs.
Loneliness doesn't discriminate. Few people are lucky enough to make it through life without feeling isolated at some point. Many young LGBTQ people hide their authentic selves from friends, family, and classmates before they come out, which is often an incredibly isolating experience. This sense of isolation can be hard to shake off, and it's also easily triggered.