No More Wire Hangers

At the age of 41 I have the luxury of living my life, as a woman, with 100% control of her reproductive choices. There's never been a time within my life that the ability to obtain birth control, or choose to terminate a pregnancy, has been out of my reach. My only knowledge of wire hangers was the pop culture reference from Mommy Dearest and those covered in paper when I pick up my dry cleaning. As I aged I learned that women before me did not share my luxury. I never knew that time. It is my hope that no woman ever knows that time. ...more

Sex in the (Cyber) City: The Rise of Online Dating Among Seniors

 There are currently over 35 million people over the age of 65 in the United States. They say 60 is the new 50, and many in this age group are taking that saying to heart. The 60+ year old today is not looking forward to retirement and doting on grandchildren. Men and women of a certain age are embarking on new careers, looking and feeling younger, and they are dating. ...more
Yes I think there is an amount naivete about seniors who are walking into the world of dating ...more

Seismic Shift

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Roe is Me

I was born in a time in this nation when women who became pregnant had no choice over if they would carry the pregnancy to term.  I was born in 1972.  The case that would change the laws of this land, and protect the sovereign right of a woman to control her own body was already en route to the Supreme Court.  That case became known as Roe v Wade....more