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How We Love Now

Are You Old Enough to Know What Love Is?

Suzanne Braun Levine | Posted 03.18.2013 | Fifty
Suzanne Braun Levine

We are emerging from the broadened horizons of our adult years healthier, more confident and more daring than our mothers' generation. As we explore a second adulthood, we find ourselves shedding some of the trappings of the roles we have played so well.

Is Meryl Streep Our Generation's Next Helen Gurley Brown?

Suzanne Braun Levine | Posted 10.15.2012 | Fifty
Suzanne Braun Levine

The fact that Meryl Streep's new movie "Hope Springs" opened and Helen Gurley Brown died in the same week seems to me a passing of a very important baton. The baton our Post50 generation needs to get us moving toward an honest and candid discussion about sex.

Why Women My Age Are Reading '50 Shades of Grey'

Suzanne Braun Levine | Posted 06.20.2012 | Fifty
Suzanne Braun Levine

By talking about 50 Shades of Grey, we are also able to gauge whether other women are exploring the same territory. "I'm reading 50 Shades of Grey" is code for "I still have sexual feelings; do you?"

Good-Bye To Self-Improvement, Going For What Is

Suzanne Braun Levine | Posted 03.05.2012 | Fifty
Suzanne Braun Levine

My new book How We Love Now is out this week. The date was chosen because in publishing January is "self-improvement month." The thinking is that at t...