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Women Over 40

13 Life Lessons I Learned About Dating After My Divorce

Elle Chase | Posted 12.16.2014 | Divorce
Elle Chase

These tenets work for me, but it's important for each one of us to find our own bespoke rules, guidelines, deal breakers, and tweak them as we grow. Life is dynamic -- it has to be in order for it to evolve.

26 Reasons to Be Inspired by Dating, Aging and Even Your Divorce

Jackie Pilossoph | Posted 11.19.2014 | Divorce
Jackie Pilossoph

Divorce can be really devastating. Dating again can be horrific. And getting older? Well, that's enough to send anyone into a depression. But, believe it or not, there are some very inspiring thoughts when it comes to all three of these things. Here are 26 reasons to be inspired by dating, aging, and even your divorce!

45 Things I've Learned By 45

Julie Kantor | Posted 10.07.2014 | Women
Julie Kantor

Understand that people don't tend to change a lot. If they disappoint, they will often continue to disappoint. If they impress, they will often continue to impress. You don't want to keep going into a Chinese restaurant looking for Italian food.

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.

One Good Egg: The Perfect Match

Wendy Burch | Posted 08.18.2014 | Women
Wendy Burch

Lately, I have been looking for the kind of signs that aren't plastered everywhere. You know, the ones that aren't as obvious -- but once you see them -- misguided feelings simply disappear as you discover a newfound confidence that you are, indeed, on the right track.

One Good Egg: Hatching a Plan

Wendy Burch | Posted 07.16.2014 | Women
Wendy Burch

As crazy as it may sound, I actually want to be pregnant. If the only thing I was missing was one good egg... then I needed to start looking outside the box (pun intended). And as I was about to discover, good eggs are actually not that hard to find... if you know where to look.

One Good Egg: The Decision

Wendy Burch | Posted 07.15.2014 | Women
Wendy Burch

Three years of failed fertility treatments makes you re-think a few things. If I used a donor egg, would I love that child any less? If I carry that baby for nine months, can anyone tell me it's not mine? Do I think my kid is going to care that mommy needed a little help to bring him or her into the world?

One Good Egg: Scrambled and Fried at 45

Wendy Burch | Posted 07.05.2014 | Women
Wendy Burch

About three years ago I went public with a very personal battle. At the time, I had just turned 42. I had a great, big life... but I didn't have a little one in it. I had always wanted to have a baby.

It Takes a Community to Disrupt

Christina Vuleta | Posted 06.17.2014 | 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.

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.