Oct. 20, 2020

S2 E2 Sex After Menopause with Lynda Sunshine West Collaboration Strategist, Speaker, Bestselling Author, Film Producer, Red Carpet Interviewer and Philanthropist

S2 E2 Sex After Menopause with Lynda Sunshine West Collaboration Strategist, Speaker, Bestselling Author, Film Producer, Red Carpet Interviewer and Philanthropist

Today’s episode is about an open conversation about what feels like to lose our sex drive. Often we hear that women after menopause are having amazing sex lives. But that isn't the case for everyone. Lynda shares her own journey, which is still ongoing, a


Welcome 1.32‘My whole life I had been a people pleaser and it took until I was 51 to change’ 3:56‘Patting myself on the back has resulted in tremendous growth’ 8:35Lynda shares her menopause experiences that started at 48 12:43How it feels to lose your sex drive when you and partner have always enjoyed sex 15:02‘The pain could be so strong but I didn’t say anything because I was still a people pleaser at that time’ 15:58We have spent 9 years trying different natural remedies, herbs, creams, and foods and we’re still trying because nothing has worked yet 17:00How our sex life became a cycle of anticipation, trying, no trying and it felt a mental battle 20:25Learning to communicate has been the key and not asking him to fix it but instead saying ‘I just want you to hear me’ 22:05Recognizing that most men are with us because they wanted a partnership and they want us to happy 23:44Men and women need to teach others how to speak about things that are embarrassing, how to explain them, and find empathy 25:15There is a lot of shame and a lack of understanding about menopause that stands in the way of good communication 26:49The 3 tips to take away - communicate, open dialogue about what you are experiencing, and don’t let their lack of understanding stop you 29:56https://www.linkedin.com/in/lyndasunshinewest/