Shirley Conran

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The Last Taboo

(5) Comments | Posted May 27, 2014 | 7:00 PM

It is the last taboo. Talking about it is not something a nice girl does in mixed company, it is indelicate, unfeminine.

Many women have been raised to believe that men are "naturally good" at money matters and women are "naturally bad" at money matters. It's not said directly, little...

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Sex: What's Changed Since the '80s?

(35) Comments | Posted November 19, 2012 | 6:00 PM

Thirty years ago, the average man thought the clitoris was a Greek hotel and the average woman didn't know how to enlighten him. A man's sex education consisted of what his misinformed friends told him. As an editor on British national newspapers, I received letters from confused and timid women,...

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