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Women Over 40

It Takes a Community to Disrupt

Christina Vuleta | Posted 04.17.2014 | Women
Christina Vuleta

My earliest memory is being asked, "What do you want to be when you grow up?" Without hesitation, I answered, "Princess," with a capital P. This had everything to do with wanting people to do my bidding and nothing to do with wanting a pink dress.

Dating After 40

Chef Rossi | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Chef Rossi

At the age of 42, owing to two long relationships that tailgated each other, I found myself single for the first time since I was 20-something. A lot had changed.

10 Things Every Woman and Man Over 40 Should Know

Saloona | Posted 11.06.2013 | Style
Saloona

3. Once a woman is by herself, she either learns how to do all the "guy stuff" by herself or she calls one of her guy friends for help. My point is, you ARE replaceable, dear.

Over 40, and Not Washed Up Yet

Sandi Vidal | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Sandi Vidal

Telling people you have 15-20 years of experience is no longer impressive, it just makes you sound old. With the increase in technology at exponential speeds, older is not necessarily better and new does not mean it has no credibility.

45 Lessons in 45 Years

Anca Dumitru | Posted 10.13.2013 | Women
Anca Dumitru

Rather than being hooked on Botox, plastic surgery or crying my eyes out now that I'm growing older, I thought of putting together, in some sort of an introspective journey, the lessons life taught me thus far, especially in the past five years.

A University Professor Revives A Childhood Dream -- Becoming A Roller Derby Queen.

Posted 05.15.2013 | MarloThomas

One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to ha...

What I Know About Fear Now That I'm In My 40s

Devon Corneal | Posted 05.15.2013 | Women
Devon Corneal

In her new book "Lean In," Sheryl Sandberg notes the ways in which fear can hold women back and the importance of pushing through that fear. She write...

Life After 50: This Could Be the Most Important Exercise You'll Ever Do

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 11.19.2012 | Fifty
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

When I turned 50 a few years ago, I looked in the mirror and said, "Now what?"

5 Best Beauty Blogs For Older (And Wiser) Women

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

We find it disheartening that so many TV and billboard ads about anti-aging products feature young models with wrinkles so small you'd have to squint ...

The Stupid Advice We Give to Single Women Over 40

Yashar Ali | Posted 06.30.2012 | Women
Yashar Ali

While many single, 40-year old women may be perfectly content with the lives they live, when they step out in the world, there seems to be a constant reminder that they are "failing."

What Andy Rooney Thought Of Women Over 40

Girlfriendology | Posted 02.16.2012 | Women

Wine isn't the only thing that gets better with age. Andy Rooney thinks that women do. And, we may be biased, but think he may be right! Andy passe...

The Lucky Sperm

Beth Jones | Posted 04.16.2012 | Parents
Beth Jones

Remaining balanced is difficult, being spontaneous often impossible. Sometimes the frustration gets to us. It's ironic that when we're working we sometimes yearn for our kids, and other times when we're with our kids, we'd rather be working.

What's in Your Closet? Ten Must-Haves for Post50 Fashionistas

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 02.07.2012 | Fifty
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

I had the great opportunity to interview Diane von Furstenberg, Ginny Hilfiger, and a few other fashion-forward experts who gave me guidelines (no rules, please!) on what to wear and to avoid once I turned 50. Here's their master list of "must haves."

The Ten Commandments Of Turning 50: A Manifesto For All Ages

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 09.20.2011 | Women
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

Now that I'm over 50, I look back at my younger self and wish that someone had pulled me aside, sat me down, looked me straight in the eye and told me what I'm about to tell you.

Gender And Aging: Challenging The Double Standard

Kristen Houghton | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kristen Houghton

Where does this leave the woman "of a certain age?" In a bit of a quandary, to be sure; society has two attitudes on aging: one for men and one for women. Men are "allowed" to age and women are not.

Fearless Love

Michelle Renee | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michelle Renee

I decidws not to settle for less than what I know is the absolute best for me. I took time out from dating and focused on being the healthiest I can be, both spiritually and emotionally.

Doctors Are Failing Menopausal Women. Every Day.

Patricia Yarberry Allen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Patricia Yarberry Allen

Women see doctors in New York City who are not board-certified in gynecology or endocrinology for anti-aging compounded creams and potions, again "created just for them".

Holiday Survival Tips For Cougar Women

Linda Franklin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Linda Franklin

Cougars could be setting themselves up for some not a not-so-jolly Christmas if they are not prepared to deal with family this holiday season.

Since When Did 40 Become Old?

Linda Franklin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Linda Franklin

I have been waiting to see a more realistic portrayal of what happens to real women in real life, and last night I got a glimpse of that on ABC's Brothers and Sisters.

Don't Mess With A Woman Over 40 with Credit Cards

Linda Franklin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Linda Franklin

This year, women between the ages of 40 and 64 will be the largest demographic in the United States and we are just starting to find out what that really means for us.

5 Unexpected Places to Meet Great Men Over 40

Lisa Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lisa Daily

There are a lot of decent, kind, available men over 40 who are single and looking for someone to love.

Woman Over 40 Stand Up And Be Counted

Linda Franklin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Linda Franklin

Shows like The Cougar degrade women. I have no problem with older women wanting to be in a relationship with a younger man but let's not make a circus out of it.

Executive Interns -- Reinventing Yourself over 40

Linda Franklin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Linda Franklin

The Human Resources Department couldn't believe I -- a woman over age 40 -- wanted to be an intern, but after I sold them on the idea, they offered me a job.

Bonnie Fuller's Article Has Some Cougars Growling

Linda Franklin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Linda Franklin

Did Bonnie Fuller cross way over the line when she used the highly controversial, make you want to cringe, MILF word when describing all of these fabulous females over 40?