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How I Embraced My Fat Body -- And Improved My Sex Life

Elle Chase | Posted 12.02.2014 | Women
Elle Chase

The fact that I'm fat -- yes, I said "fat," because it's an accurate adjective and not an insult -- does nothing to add or detract from my value as a person and as a woman of great worth.

Turning 41: Lessons Learned As I Enter a New Decade

Rudri Bhatt Patel | Posted 12.15.2014 | Parents
Rudri Bhatt Patel

There is comfort in boredom. Making lunches, washing dishes and doing laundry are all reminders that it is privilege to not only take care of myself, but to take care of others.

7 Signs That You Are Getting Old

John Willey | Posted 12.01.2014 | Comedy
John Willey

You eat things like brussel sprouts... AND ENJOY THEM. I love them roasted with a little bit of oil and salt. I never would have given them a second thought if I was younger.

Can We Still Make Best Friends After 40? Hell, Yeah

TueNight | Posted 09.29.2014 | Women
TueNight

Knowing myself better -- which of course comes with age -- has helped me know what I value most from friends better.

10 Things To Remember For Your 40s

Sara Sutton Fell | Posted 09.26.2014 | Women
Sara Sutton Fell

I am more comfortable in my own skin, calmer about the challenges I face and able to function better in my relationships in my personal and professional life. I also look a hell of a lot better because I have more money than I did at 20!

The Past Wasn't Awesome, the Future's Not Bleak and 50 Is Not the New 40

Valerie Alexander | Posted 09.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Valerie Alexander

These are buoyant, happy times, and as much as I loved spending my teens in the 80s, I am just as thrilled to be living out my 40s in the 'teens. And at the end of this decade, when I do turn 50, I will know that it's going to be even better than I could have imagined.

Things You Do When You're an Adult

Lindsey Mead | Posted 02.12.2014 | Parents
Lindsey Mead

What is this about? Is it stubborn denial? Do we all still think of ourselves as 18? The aches in my back, weakness in my knee and wrinkles on my face all speak to my actual age. As do the, you know, children. And yet. And still.

Getting Too Old for This Crap: An Ode to My 40s

Kira Sabin | Posted 09.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Kira Sabin

I would rather keep trying for the life I want and falling down awkwardly sometimes then trying to control every part of my world around me and end up freaking out every time things don't go as planned.

The #1 Question You Should Never Ask a Woman Turning 40

Kristin Graham | Posted 08.31.2013 | Women
Kristin Graham

While taking a cab to the airport yesterday, the cabbie asked me the most horrifying question. It seems like I've committed a crime against society.

40s versus 20s Smackdown

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 08.05.2013 | Comedy
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

Who is this man standing over me? Oh. It's Ryan Gosling. I wish he weren't wearing a shirt. Wait. He's saying something to me, but I can't hear it because the ringing is back.

Aging Sucks: I Miss the Tops of My Tits

Meredith Gordon | Posted 05.06.2013 | Comedy
Meredith Gordon

I have great tits. I'm not telling you that to brag, I'm just telling you that because there's not one part of my body, talent or personality you'll ever hear me say is great. But I have great tits, for a normal person, who doesn't photograph them for the Internet.

What To Tell Yourself When You Think You're Doing It All Wrong

Wendy Bradford | Posted 04.24.2013 | Women
Wendy Bradford

I spent years searching for the "path" without seeing I was on it.

A Woman in-Between: Finding Power and Peace in Our Late 40's

Mallory McDuff, Ph.D. | Posted 04.13.2013 | Women
Mallory McDuff, Ph.D.

On my 47th birthday, I found myself between three bald men in their 60s and a good-looking but trashed guy in his 30s. To be clear, I was standing between two groups on the dance floor and searching for my people, the hipsters in their late 40s with emerging wrinkles.

Get Donna Reed's Glamorous Look

The Huffington Post | Shana Honig | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Donna Reed showed us that you can take care of your home while still looking fashionable. Best known for wearing full skirted shirtdresses and perfect...