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A Woman Lost

Sophia Williams-Baugh | Posted 10.15.2015 | Women
Sophia Williams-Baugh

I know that my self-esteem decline interferes with me and my husband's intimacy. I know I don't feel attractive and that's why I'm not attracted. So I will continue to pray that I rediscover myself, that I rediscover my femininity, and that I gain the motivation to make myself feel and look beautiful again.

What So Many Middle-Aged Married Women Are Starved For (Not Sex!)

Arlene Nisson Lassin | Posted 01.12.2015 | Fifty
Arlene Nisson Lassin

I recently heard of a few couples in my age group throwing in the towel on their marriage. None of these couples broke up due to abuse, infidelity, or anything that would automatically spell divorce, but rather it was a general malaise in the marriage.

It's NOT 'Just' Perimenopause

Susan Rosenzweig | Posted 11.08.2014 | Women
Susan Rosenzweig

You don't know me. You don't know how I feel about my fertility, or my ability to have a family, or my fears of being alone forever. You don't know what that word means to me.

Shelley Emling

'Manopause': Do Midlife Men Really Go Through 'The Change'?

HuffingtonPost.com | Shelley Emling | Posted 03.01.2013 | Fifty

Men should use this time to uncover their authentic selves, to discover their passions and hidden talents, to enjoy greater honesty and depth in their relationships, to become more emotionally aware, to revel in hedonistic and sensual lovemaking, and to confidently share the wisdom they have accrued over the years.

Male Menopause Is a Family Affair

Jed Diamond | Posted 12.12.2011 | Fifty
Jed Diamond

My father tried to commit suicide the year he turned 40. I was 5 years old. I grew up wondering what happened to my father. Finding my father's journals gave me my first clue.

Is 50 Really the New 15?

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 12.02.2011 | Fifty
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

As someone well into my fifties, the popular aphorism "50 is the new 15" makes me laugh. Who are we kidding? Sure, being 50 today means something different than it did for our parents. But 50 is simply the "new 50!"

Preventing Pregnancy Aches and Pains

Abby Sims | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Abby Sims

Here are a few tips to help you recognize and avoid some of the less desirable, but not uncommon, aspects of pregnancy.