Come As You Are The Science of Great Sex in Long-Term Relationships

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A listener in his eighties wants to know if there’s an expiration date on his sex life, and how to reconnect in the bedroom with his wife. Luckily, Emily is writing a new book about sex in long-term relationships. She delves deep into what the research reveals about couples who sustain a strong sexual connection over many years. Plus, she shares practical, science-backed sex advice on aging and navigating your changing body. For a transcript of this episode, click here.

If you have a question for Emily, call the Come As You Are hotline at (646) 397-8557‬ or send a voice memo to emily@pushkin.fm. Tell us your pronouns and pseudonym (pick a name, any name!) Your question might be answered on the show.

Books mentioned by Emily: 

“Magnificent Sex” by Dr. Peggy Kleinplatz

Black Girls Guide to Surviving Menopause” by Omisade Burney-Scott

What Fresh Hell Is This?” by Heather Corinna

“Why Good Sex Matters” by Nan Wise

”Couples Sexuality After 60” by Barry and Emily M

The Host

Emily Nagoski

Emily Nagoski, host of Come As You Are, is the award-winning author of the New York Times bestseller Come as You Are: The Surprising New Science That Will Transform Your…