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In assignment two, the class was asked to review sexual images surrounding the elderly. The picture or image that I chose depicted an elderly woman and an elderly man preparing for sexual activity. The picture indicates that the couple, and more so the elderly lady, loves to have sexual intercourse or relations. It also depicts that romance and alcohol play a vital role in the activities that surround it. The picture proves that sex is still role player in a relationship no matter the age of the participants.While doing this assignment, I had to think really hard about the issues surrounding sexuality and elderly people. According to our textbook, it states that sexuality or sexual activity
is higher within men than women, once a person hits a particular age (Greenberg 477). No matterthe age, having or wanting sexual satisfaction is normal. The message that I receive from the picture I chose shows, that no matter how old somebody gets sex will still be an important factor in your life. Physiologically, having sex is normal. However, many believe that once individuals reach a certain age that they should not engage in sexual relations. Our text states, “Romantic love, also known as passionate love, is characterized by almost total absorption in another, with strong feelings of elation, sexual desire, anxiety, and arousal” (Greenberg 449). Yet, the picture indicates that no age is too old if one can

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