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Dont Call Me Maam

What'd You Call Me? Better Not Be 'Boomer'

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty

A rose by any other name is still a rose, right? Maybe not. A recent New York Times story said that people in their 50s actually don't really like bei...

The 4-Letter Word No Woman Wants To Hear

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 09.10.2013 | Fifty

There are few words that trigger such a vehement reaction among midlifers than "ma'am." We're not sure why, except that it makes us feel old -- or, at...

Stop Calling Me 'Ma’am'

Marianne Curan | Posted 06.09.2012 | Fifty
Marianne Curan

They are incredulous that someone "my age" isn't lying on a cruise ship deck chair recalling the revolutionary impact of control top pantyhose while eating a 7 course meal through a straw.