IT'S a common belief that older couples have less sex - but one elderly pair are challenging this stereotype, by making a porn movie. John and Dr Annie Campbell - who are both in their 70s - are experts on sex and met six years ago on a dating website called Spiritual Singles. Together with film director Erika Lust, they're trying to prove that sex doesn't stop as you get older by making a movie called "Soul Sex". They explain that "soul sex" is a slower and more intimate form of intercourse with no goals or expectations. John, 73 and Annie, 72, believe the idea that older couples don't have sex is drilled into us from a young age and maintained through advertising and prescriptions for erectile dysfunction in elderly men. Despite their confidence, the pair say they were both nervous during filming, with Annie explaining John's penis "went on strike" and "almost vanished".
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Couple in their 70s make a porn film to prove sex DOESN’T get worse with age
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At the BBC website last week, Emma Jones spent some time surveying what may be the last film taboo, sex scenes with old people. As Jones relates, there has been in recent years an uptick in the number of romantic movies about people 60 and older but the sex is only hinted at:. However, though love might blossom among septuagenarians, the cameras never intruded on any consummation — the message seeming to be that none was possible. What prompted Ms. The concept that as we grow older we no longer have sexual feelings is to me, a man of 42 years old, a sad state of affairs.