What makes an older woman sexy? I fell asleep the other night wondering this, having contemplated the subtle erosion of the various bodily bits which supposedly evoke sexual urges. But before I launch into my exegesis, I must make a minor and defensive detour and query the same about older men. What do we find sexy about Jeremy Irons or Clint Eastwood? Isn't is their self-assurance? Their ease?
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All Rights Reserved. Terms and Conditions of Service. I was raised a dancer determining my value from my body. I became competitive with women, insecure unless I looked starving, preoccupied during dates wondering if he thought I was beautiful, willing to sell my soul to get attention and validation that I was enough. Pretty sad.
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When I was 28 or so, I was out with a lady friend who was about 10 years older. A huge knockout with an adoring husband, she bears a striking resemblance to Mariel Hemingway. Nonetheless, that night, after she walked into the little French place in Chelsea where I was waiting for her, she sighed and said: "You get past a certain age and men just stop looking up when you walk into a restaurant.
In this modern age, we're probably not the only ones who feel that all women should say "Yes, I am sexy," no matter what our shape. In her book Sexy at Any Age , fitness inspiration and consultant to the stars Nadine Tengco tackles what it means to be sexy. And guess what -- it depends on you. Each person can define what sexy is or what it feels. We can't deny, however, that healthy eating, physical activity, and self-confidence do a lot to make us feel sexy.