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.
Your Main Squeeze
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.
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.
Competing with your husband over who is healthier and more fit can be a good thing. So throw down the gauntlet and let the games begin. You both win.
This is what happens when you let your hearing go. You could end up saying something unintentionally hilarious at a dinner party. Read on for a 100 percent true, completely unfabricated worst-case scenario of hearing loss.
This is not what anyone meant by “rough sex.” But there are ways to make sure that if you scream in bed, it’s for the right reasons.
Yes, you can have sex on your dining room table at 3 in the afternoon. And if you still have that passion and energy, good for you. For the rest of us, here’s a PG-rated list of the new freedoms in life—a balance to all the tears you’ve already shed.