Archive for Seniors love

Here’s How To Talk To Your Partner About A “Dry” Topic

Here’s How To Talk To Your Partner About A “Dry” Topic

Last year, Huffington Post commissioned me to write a story on how women can successfully broach the topic of vaginal dryness with their partners. They published it as a service piece in a series of slides which was a good summary of what the experts…

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A Fabulous Victory for Older Women (Thoughts on the Story behind the Story of the French Election)

A Fabulous Victory for Older Women (Thoughts on the Story behind the Story of the French Election)

I am all of a sudden keenly interested in French politics. Yes, it’s a relief that the centrist Emmanuel Macron defeated crazy-cakes (or should I say “fou-gateau”) Marine Le Pen a few days ago. And, I am certainly enjoying what will likely be only a…

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Lucky in love? Fat chance.

Lucky in love? Fat chance.

My uncle and aunt were happily married for over 40 years. My aunt’s death from cancer ended a partnership that was a true demonstration of what it means to stick together through thick and through thin, and in sickness and in health. I could never…

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Love in the time of dementia

Love in the time of dementia

My mother-in-law Eleanor is a vivacious woman, a former school teacher who at 84 still insists on the proper use of English. You do not want to mix up the use of “who” and “whom” in her presence, although she will kindly but firmly correct…

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