Thirty years of marriage, a hefty dose of pet peeves, and one medical emergency taught Andrea Atkins a deep lesson about love.
We loved her Oscar-winning work in If Beale Street Could Talk—but that’s only half the story. Wait till you hear how she’s bettering the lives of women and at-risk kids. Brava! By Susan Hornik
At a time when services for those with disabilities face cuts, Megan Conway, PhD, shows exactly how much one person can achieve—with the right support. Sheila Weller captures her story.
In this age of photoshop and surgery, do we ever need to show our real selves? Candy Schulman considers the options as she updates her headshot—and comes to a big decision.
Smart appliances have Mary Kay Jordan Fleming feeling a little, well, dumb. Here, she takes a look at whether tech is simplifying or complicating our lives.
Many of us made a decision about leaving careers or not when we had kids. Here Amy Blacklock considers whether being a stay-at-home grandmother makes financial and personal sense.
Some broken friendships are able to be put back together years later. Sherry Amatenstein reports on the special value of having women in your life with the same deep roots.
Just because you’re getting up in years doesn’t mean you can’t make sh*t happen. Let Karen Shafer—office worker, trucker in Antarctica, and a supporter of both the arts and the environment—show you the way.
It took Joan Silber 38 years to be considered perhaps America’s greatest living fiction writer, but she wasn’t counting. Sheila Weller tells her story of late blossoming.
Unfortunately, all too often, friends unintentionally shame, blame or send negative messages to the person going through the break-up. Walecia Konrad tells us what to do instead.
Talk about awkward: One woman’s mom and dad are planning to divvy up their estate in a waaaay unequal fashion. Our answer guru Cathi Hanauer has some smart advice.
Who knew? Introverts and women like us may have advantages when it comes to working professional contacts. Laura Fraser explains it all.
Why are Native Americans suffering so much? Margaret Moss saw the health-care crisis in her community and vowed to change it. Beth Levine shares her story.
When the film debuted in 1979, critics loved it. But its account of a middle-aged man dating a teen, says Hannah Brown, has had a lasting impact on many women of our generation.
The itinerary was packed with cultural and culinary outings—but what travelers on the NextTribe trip to Charleston will remember most are the quick and deep bonds that developed.
Author Deborah Burns thinks she loved more than she was loved in the pivotal relationship of her life. But here’s the silver lining she’s discovered.
The bestselling author has chronicled the decades with compassion and humor. Now as she publishes her latest poetry collection about nearing 90, she looks back over a full life and career.