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Relationships: Women in Their 40s Have More Orgasms

Fake it ’til you make it, baby! As if you needed another reason to be grateful for your 40licious years, a roundup article on orgasms in EmpowHer give us this: “Orgasm gets better with age. … the quality and frequency of orgasm may actually improve with age. While 61 percent of women ages 18 to 24 experienced orgasm the last …

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Relationships: Women Marrying Later and Divorcing Less

It was worth waiting for the best guy in the world. I’ve always felt more outsider than insider: professionally I freelanced for about 20 years before I ever took the corporate job. My clothes are from thrift stores and funky boutiques; I’m not really a Macy’s girl. My family is about as far from normal as you can get. And …

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Relationships: More Women in Their 40s Don’t Have Children

The New York Times relayed a telling Census figure: 19 percent of women in their 40s are without children, up from 10 percent in 1976. According to the Times, an eduction and career come first for many women. What the story doesn’t talk about is how many of us kept putting off having a family without realizing that the urge …

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Relationships: Women in China Waiting Until Their 40s to Get Married

My mother took this picture of the happiest bride ever dancing. That would be me. As a person who came very late to my first marriage, this story in the China Daily caught my eye. Apparently a growing percentage of women in China are rocking it so hard at work, that they are delaying marriage until well into their 40s. …

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Sex: Sex Gets Better with Age for Women in Their 40s

We’re lucky to have Dr. Yvonne Fulbright, a sexologist from Iceland, help us with today’s  Q & A on one of our favorite subjects — you guessed it  — sex! And being that she’s the ambassador for a personal lubrication product, we are also giving away Astroglide to the five people who provide the best 40licious sex tips in the …

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40licous Relationships: Turning Around a Bad Relationship

If you do something long enough, it becomes rote. That might be good if you’re mastering the violin, but not so good if you’re staying in a stale, joyless, loveless relationship, or feeling spiritually bereft. Today’s insight comes from therapist Emma K. Viglucci, LMFT, CIT, CFT. Her practice, Metropolitan Marriage & Family Therapy, specializes in working with couples to help …

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40licious Relationships: Embracing Your Accidental Adult

Author Colin Sokolowski. Cute, right? We’ll go into our weekend with some deep insights about bridging the gap from being a fun kid to growing up into a boring, stuffy adult. Colin Sokolowski, can’t tell the difference between a Chianti or a Cabernet, and he really doesn’t care. He’s the author of The Accidental Adult: Essays and Advice for the …

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