Am I there yet? Waking up and realizing there are no "Cinderellas"

I am 45 years old and have lived a life filled with much happiness and sorrow. Much like all women out there. I am writing this blog to help myself thru a very difficult time. I hope that it heals me as well as any other woman feeling the way that I feel. Life is hard. It offers good days and bad. It offers happiness and regrets. Maybe I am head ass deep in a mid life crisis. Things dont work like they used to and I look in the mirror and say what the hell. I get up day after day hoping to do my best in relationships, career, motherhood and marriage....more

What men most appreciate in a woman?

"The Freebie" and Its Bizarre Self-Help-for-Swingers Web Site

Don't tell the pope, but today -- Friday, September 17 -- is (unofficially) National Freebie Day. The producers of the new film The Freebie -- about a long-married couple who decide to give each other a free pass so that they can each have a fling with someone else -- would like to give married folk everywhere permission to tuck a condom in their pocket and go hit the bars in search of whatever it is they don't have at home. ...more

There may be something to it.. Getting some strange as it were is sex you can't get with your ...more

Is it REALLY cheating?

Don’t shoot the messenger…I’m simply asking a question. A blog about cheating… Okay, so lately we’ve been hearing a lot about cheating male celebrities and the horrific outcomes. Mark Sanford faced impeachment. Tiger Woods is losing endorsements. John Edwards and David Letterman faced horrible embarrassment. And Steve McNair paid the ultimate price. And let me be clear: I’m SURE there are plenty of women that have cheated or are cheating as well, but for some reason, the men are making the headlines for it. ...more

A Musing on Remarriage

by Laura Baudo Sillerman for Women's Voices For Change Breakfast this morning with the widower of a friend now nearly four years gone. He told me he’s getting married in the fall. Of course, I wished him well and felt grateful that he’d waited this long. Walking home I wondered about loyalty and how to manifest my continuing devotion to the woman and inspiration I miss each day. ...more