Friends worried that I was turning into a sex addict but I knew it was a phase. After an unhappy marriage, I wanted to distance myself from my own emotions and immerse myself in the world of erotic pleasure. If you're going to be a total hedonist, there's no better time to go for it then in your 40s.
If you follow me on social media, you might have seen a recent post about a stand-up comedy show I did at The World Famous Comedy Club. Maybe you thought to yourself: Huh? Why am I tackling stand-up at my age? I'm not sure either, but maybe I'll have an answer by the end of this post. Like everything else, it's complicated.
I want to write stories about older women because, frankly, it's not that interesting to me to watch or read about women who are thirty years younger than me, and I can't be the only older woman who feels that way. I already did all those things the younger protagonists are doing. I want to read about what I'm doing now.