Why are so many couples our age calling it quits? Here are your answers—and some advice to avoid midlife divorce.
Your Main Squeeze
Sara Lukinson never imagined she’d have so many men in her life or what they’d come to mean to her at this age.
During her long marriage, Grace O’Malley’s libido up and left. But to keep her husband happy she’s agreed to this request. Would you?
What happens to a couple when her libido is in high-gear and his…not so much? Claire Johnson is living this, trying to decide whether to stay or leave.
Preparing to date again after a long marriage, Sarah Crichton reawakened parts of her brain (and other anatomy) where sexual knowledge and confidence had been in deep storage.
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.
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.
The wife of the new French President is 24 years older than he is. Demi, Madonna and Carmen Diaz all famously like younger men. Marion Winik explores the age gap and considers diving right in.
How do you recover from your husband’s sudden death? Sheryl Sandberg recounts her struggle in the follow up to her bestseller Lean In and comes off as more sympathetic, more real.