With bracing honesty and humor, Sheila Nevins, a famed television producer, tells you what you never hear about cosmetic surgery: the truth.
In this new column, we compare two products or services in a given category to let you know how they stack up. We start with a magical meal-kit tour.
A tin-eared opinion piece about social divisions that went viral prompted Sheila Weller to think about how members of the so-called “snobby” sex are often anything but. The first installment of Weller’s new NextTribe column on women and culture.
Jeannie Ralston used to watch every episode of the HBO series with her sons. But it seems the wildly popular show may be suffering from what she calls “The Geezer Touch.”
She used to gallop bareback on her beloved horse, but could Carol Flake Chapman rediscover that wild part of herself on the steppes of Mongolia all these years later.
Dressier and more sophisticated styles mean that we can wear shorts just about anywhere. Not just to the tennis court and picnics, but where ever we damn well please.
The woman who only wanted to “have some fun” half a lifetime ago has gone through rough patches and has produced an album that resonates now.
Can you scratch a step-relation and find a soul mate? Sheila Weller did, and it saved her marriage almost before it began.
She started her work life with impressive credentials and experience in architecture, but Christine Chang Hanway learned that what she really wanted to do was tell stories.
Gloria Steinem is a fierce embodiment of the ideals of the 60s and 70s, but is she a nice person? Our author learns the truth.
Imagine being the person who has to clean up after a house party…every day. Here’s why it’s important to let your liver rest and how to do it.
Two riveting new memoirs offer good girl/bad girl takes on midlife marriage. It’s all here: regrets, rewards, restlessness, ambivalence, comfort, sex, sexual fantasies. And maybe sexual dalliance.
The slapstick and misdirection would have made the night entirely entertaining if not for the gash in my head. Oh and the fact that everyone was ignoring me.
Looking back on big decisions she’s made, Judith Newman sees that seemingly small things—taste, style—matter and sometimes they matter more over the years, not less.
Playwright Ayun Halliday wrote Zamboni Godot as a female-only take off on Samuel Beckett’s classic that explores inertia at midlife. Here’s the backstory on the play and the novice middle-age actresses who stepped out of their comfort zones to take part.
How You Answer The Age-Old Question
This is What You Told Us
It seems it’s no longer a big taboo to ask a woman her age. We wanted to know how you respond when you get asked and you told us on our Facebook page.
Of the four choices, a whopping 83 percent of you picked, “State my age proudly.” Five percent of you said you gave a vague answer such as “old enough.” We were happy to hear none of you lied about your age!
Others chose to write in an answer. Here are a few:
“It’s important to `admit’ your age. It’s the last vestige of coyness. Also, if you don’t try to get away with a younger age, you are redefining your actual age for other women.”
“Ageism is real, especially for women. Among women friends, fine. But professionally, I keep that to myself.”
“Sometimes I state my age proudly; sometimes with regret. It usually has to do with the state of my hair.”
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