The Effects of Divorce on Children: How My Parents Divorce Turned Me Into Jason Bourne

"I Always Thought I’d Make a Good Spy. Like Jason Bourne, I’d speak fluent English, French, Russian, Dutch, German, Swedish, and Spanish; my other special skills would include hand-to-hand combat; a mix of Filipino Kali and Jeet Kune Do and Krav Maga. I’d have supreme efficiency in handling numerous vehicles, and would possess a Brazilian passport with a Portuguese name: “Gilberta de Piento.”"...more

The Effects of Divorce on Children: How My Parents Divorce Turned Me Into Jason Bourne

I Always Thought I’d Make a Good Spy. Like Jason Bourne, I’d speak fluent English, French, Russian, Dutch, German, Swedish, and Spanish; my other special skills would include hand-to-hand combat; a mix of Filipino Kali and Jeet Kune Do and Krav Maga. I’d have supreme efficiency in handling numerous vehicles, and would possess a Brazilian passport with a Portuguese name: “Gilberta de Piento.” I felt qualified because my parents divorced when I was three and I orbited two homes as disparate as Jupiter and Mars ....more

How My Grandma Took a Stand & Was Forced From Her Church of 40 Years!

This Story Is in Honor of National Grandparents Day & LBGT Rights In 1988 at the height of the AIDs epidemic and near-hysterical homophobia, my Aunt Barbara – who’d once been married to a Paul Newman lookalike — came out as gay. The news hit my grandma Ellen (who we just called Gram) hard. She was a 78-year old devoutly Christian woman born and raised on a farm in the Bible Belt by Czech immigrants ....more

The Lengths I’ll Go to Try to Impress You (& be of service)

I like to brag. And every now and them I’m a cowgirl who’s all hat and no cattle. But I did something I didn’t think I could do in the video below, see if you can do it with me! ...more

I Thought I’d Fixed All of My Issues; Think Again

Hello, my Beautiful People! You may’ve noticed I haven’t been around here much lately. I’m going through a massive life transformation ....more

The Best Photographer in Los Angeles & “Write Your Starring Role” Workshop!

I’m lucky to be surrounded by brilliant people who think outside the box and have creativity rising like a chocolate...more

I’m Lucky to be Featured in SheSpark’s “Keeping It Hot” Edition

My Favorite Midlife Women’s Magazine (Online!) I’m not entirely sure how this happened. But I’ve managed...more

Smooth, Silky Sex After 50! Here's How...

Now this part of my body, that made my eyes roll back in dread on first viewing thirty-two years ago, is to be maintained with the same assiduity, passion and love a marine biologist might exert over a salt water aquarium boasting the most rare and beautiful sea creatures in captivity. For me this means keeping things fluid and moist; and I'm not gonna lie: from time to time I need a little help from a friend. Which happens to be Replens™ Long-Lasting Vaginal Moisturizer....more

Smooth, Silky Sex After 50! Here’s How…

At the tender age of 18, a well-meaning gynecologist working at the USC health center decided to acquaint me with my very own vagina for the first time. She positioned a little handheld mirror between my legs while I lay back on the examining table, feet in stirrups, so I could see. Sweet mother of Jehoshaphat, I did not want to see that! ...more

6 KickAss Tools for Getting What Your Want in Your Love Life!

A lot of things have been going on at my relationship website shannoncolleary.com. So if you’re one of my readers who struggles in your love relationship — or even if you simply want to be get better at having a love relationship — these 6 articles will help you think and act more effectively and successfully. This one is about Detachment ....more
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