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La expresión de las necesidades emocionales e íntimas como adultos mayores LGBTQ

June 2018 | Jane Fleishman, Ph.D.

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Parte del problema es que faltan demasiadas personas en esta imagen. Esta hoja informativa se trata del sexo y el envejecimiento en la comunidad LGBTQ, los beneficios y desafíos que conlleva expresar las necesidades emocionales e íntimas como adulto mayor LGBTQ. Cuando se trata de tener sexo, “Yo quiero ordenar lo mismo que ella” (extraído de la gran película clásica “When Harry Met Sally”), puede que no sea tan simple como alguna vez pensamos, pero todavía es posible.

Spanish version of Intimacy and LGBT Older Adults

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