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The Boomers Issue

The complicated sex life of baby boomers

Divorces. Ailing parents. Boomerang kids. These days, fifty- and sixtysomethings sure are keeping busy. But that’s not about to stop the free love generation from, ahem, getting busy.

MADELEINE AND HER TWO FRIENDS had barely pulled up to the bar when one of them began chatting with a cute guy — “in his 30s,” Madeleine remembers. They were on a girls’ weekend at the beach and looking forward to some sun and fun. A few hours and some drinks later, the girls piled into the guy’s car and headed back to their condo. “We are going skinny-dipping!” one of them yelled.

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