Aging in a Prison of Indecisions While Menopausal

As I sit and write, a drying-out prune from so much crying (lately I seem to cry a lot), I am aging in a prison—partnered with menopause—and indecisive about my life: stay fat, lose weight, to exercise or not to exercise. But darn it; make a decision soon, for my health’s sake. What to do…? But why do today what I could put off and do tomorrow? Do. Don’t! Yes. No! But then tomorrow never comes. And only if I am lucky, I’ll die of old age waiting, while still deciding. Now that’s-a-hoot!...more

Dear HomeRearedChef,

I enjoyed your post. So sorry about your struggle. I can relate on so ... more

"I Don't Need A Man" - I'm Calling BS On This Catch Phrase

Over the past three years since I got divorced, it is by far THE most popular statement I’ve heard from women: “I don’t need a man”.  And it’s been said with passion.  Power.  Ownership.  As if it’s been EARNED.   ...more

Hi there, just wanted to say thank you for clearing up this often overused statement. I do think ... more

Not chosing monogamy: Why exclusivity doesn't matter

So I decided that I was ready to write an essay about dating more than one person at the same time. When I first got divorced, after being married for so many years, I was pretty clear that I didn’t want to hurry up and be in an exclusive relationship. It made more sense to me to try to meet someone special, but to hold out the possibility of dating others. After all, after so many years of being married, why rush to commit—especially when I didn’t really know what I wanted—or even what kind of person I might be looking for. ...more

Rhonda E. Frost


"Why Do I Have to Think Like a Man? How to Think Like a ... more