Call me a cynic or call me politically incorrect for bringing up the age difference. But it exists. Anyone who has a relative or friend in their eighties would be suspicious if their friend or relative announced that they were going to marry someone 25 years younger. Most people aren't interested in marrying someone old enough to be their parent.
Let's face it. Divorce is scary. Even if you initiated it or the break up is on amicable terms, your life is turned upside down. Your relationship is in the toilette and so is your perception of yourself and who you are in the world.
I'm finally laying everything out on the table, because I know there are people in the world who need to hear this. I have nothing to apologize for, or to be ashamed of.
Until you address your resistance, you will be forever paralyzed by the guilt that is beneath it. And when this happens, you stunt your evolution and growth.
The other day I came by a picture on my Facebook timeline of the capital of Morroco, Rabat. The picture dated from the mid-seventies showed a man and a woman holding hands while strolling down the street that is now known as Avenue Mohammed V.
As many of us relaxed with our families and celebrated the beginning of a new year, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents raided the homes of Central American refugees in Texas, Georgia and North Carolina and arrested 121 people, many of them mothers with young children.
I believe if we can integrate these messages into our cultural narratives, we can reshape our society's sexual focus from that of negation to that of consent and mutual respect. Boys will grow up actively soliciting consensual language, and girls will feel comfortable actively providing it.
So take this "impressive" word challenge, have a "spectacular" time ordering a list of words, seek "extraordinary" results, and share this idea with the "magnificent" thinkers in your world who appreciate the subtleties of our beautiful language.
For the men who claim that women no longer carry themselves as queens, several questions emerge: "What makes you a king?" "Who decided that all men were kings?" "Can you lose your crown if your actions prove that you're no longer worthy of wearing it?"
In this "snapshot" selfie-driven society, where the rude "rules," why was there so much negative chatter this week about Lady Gaga bumping into best a...
Letting go is one thing, but not repeating the same mistakes is another. Many people stop setting the infamous New Year's resolutions because they never kept them anyway. Or they stop setting goals because they find themselves with the same goals on repeat year after year.
This year, as we celebrate the 12th anniversary of Dr. Maathai's receipt of the 2004 Nobel Prize, we are each challenged to plant hope. This is a call to leadership.
Policy change is the first step towards full gender integration, but implementing this policy will require an ongoing focus on organizational culture aimed at shaping daily practices.
There are numerous drivers of conflict in South Sudan, and the world's newest country has faced serious challenges since its independence from Sudan in 2011. However, there is one overlooked factor that perhaps could have prevented a resurgence of violence: a peace table that included women.
Last fall, the Women's Media Center celebrated a milestone marking it's 10-year anniversary during the 2015 Women's Media Center Awards ceremony hel...
Written By Jotina Buck Is it possible to keep your sanity, social life, sense of humor, and sustain your own business? Heck yea! Is it easy? Heck n...