By Charlotte Bumstead

Research has demonstrated how when it comes to aging, attitude can make all the difference.

It's possible certain stereotypes associated with growing older—such as the fragility, the absent-mindedness and the nonexistent sex-life—are only present if you allow them to be.

According to a 2002 study led by a Yale University psychology professor, men and women aged 50plus who held more positive perceptions of aging lived 7.6 years longer than those with negative concerns. So why not carry the encouraging vibes along with you into the bedroom? We already know Zoomers are breaking the mold when it comes to sex at midlife. But just to settle any disbelief, here's a list of the most common—and most mistaken—sex myths associated with baby boomers.

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