In movies and shows, sleeping apart is represented as a sign of trouble in a relationship. I used to bristle and take these scenes personally. Now I just laugh.
We don’t talk enough about how it’s neither strange nor shameful to have your first sexual experience well after adolescence.
This has been a year for rethinking my affability. Which is how I found myself screaming at a nun.
This essay received a lot of attention on social media and I heard from many readers who shared my sentiments. I love the illustration on this piece so much. Even if you don't read the essay, I think the illustration says it all.
I've traditionally been a late bloomer, but when my body decided to go through menopause starting at age 45, it made me reflect on how I've always been part of the atypical 5 percent—and how this was yet one more chance to seize an opportunity.