Nine middle-aged men and women are sitting in a circle in a cluttered, colorful classroom in a church annex in Austin. Her husband, Eugene, sitting nearby, was raised in Spain and has handsome features and courtly manners. "Touch one of your hands with the other," she says. Tonight's class is one of 14 in the seven-month course, which is the result of an initiative of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) and the United Church of Christ (UCC).
Judith, the oldest, is an artist, and her long, curly gray hair is piled into a messy halo atop her head. "Feel the smoothness and roughness of all the various parts, the places where it's dry or moist." Some of the students close their eyes as they follow her instructions. Since 1998 the institutions have coproduced sex education materials for children ages 5 to 18; as church leadership reexamined the curricula, they noticed a need for age-appropriate material for grown-ups.
Students in tonight's class, for instance, are in their late 40s to mid-60s.A person can have an STI and not know it because the symptoms are not obvious.And some symptoms of STIs or HIV, such as tiredness, can be mistaken for age-related health problems.ED increases with age, but it is not always a part of growing older.ED can be due to medical conditions such as heart disease or diabetes or emotional problems such as depression, anxiety, and stress.
Put the condom on after the penis is erect, leaving a 1/2 inch space at the tip. Your healthcare provider can offer additional advice about protecting yourself from STIs and when sex is safe with certain medical conditions such as after a heart attack.