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Running head: Popular Culture's Perceptions of Sexuality and Aging 1Popular Culture's Perceptions of Sexuality and AgingMargaret McGeeAmerican Public University
Popular Culture's Perceptions of Sexuality and Aging2Most commonly people avoid the conversation of elders ingaging in sexual activity, due to it being viewed as “nasty”. It’s a common assumption that once a perso.n reaches a certain age they stop partaking in sexual activites. There is a common misconception that people in great age (sixty and above) tend to lose sexual desire ( such as menopausal women), or they battle the inability to perform or “keep up”. This has became a major concern for the aging factor and the possiblity of losing their virility (libito) . This fear has been is seen not only in males but in females as well. Some advertisements and marketing teams have taken advantage of this misfortune, having broached hidden messages in the media which target the elderly on the subject of sex. For example, the picture posted below on the virility of this guy in the cartoon photo.