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The AGE Issue: Older Men, Younger Women

Gathered around the water cooler chatting about the latest oo-ah moment on Reality TV?  Or which antidepressant doesn’t impact libido? Arguing on your cell over the term “cougar” – now part of popular culture – whereas “lech” seems to have disappeared from contemporary usage? What do you think – really […]

Be Mine? Be Yours

Those lovely little candy hearts. I can still remember sorting through them, seeking exactly the right sentiment and the perfect pastel color, ready to glue onto construction paper. Red, naturally. Then it was time for crayons, scissors, and Elmer’s. A bit of lace or velvet for a bow. A sprinkle […]

Schedule Be Damned?

I have a new theory on relationship success. Here goes. What couples do for a living is a significant factor in how well they get along, certainly over the long haul. Obvious, you say? Not so much. Don’t we still instruct our daughters to marry a good provider – a […]

Aging Out or Giving Up?

Last evening I considered a little lip gloss, the plum mascara, my favorite winter pencil skirt and a pair of hot boots. Yes, heels. I thought about going out – there’s a nice restaurant a few blocks away, with a friendly Cheers bar atmosphere, especially early evening on Fridays. For […]

Divorce Over An Affair From 6 Decades Ago?

Seriously? I just came across this news brief from The Telegraph: A 99-year old Italian man is divorcing his 96-year old wife of nearly eight decades. Marriage is no bed of roses, but what could possibly prompt this sort of action? You got it. An affair. An affair which he […]