Ditching the Midwest for Southern California on the heels of a crushing divorce, the last thing Cheryl Jarvis wants is her 26-year old son for a roomie.
Newly single in her mid-50s, Pam Mandel swipes through dozens of selfies, including her own.
Emily Flake reflects on the shifting nature of magic and power in middle age.
An entanglement with her shrink-stalking protege teaches Susan Shapiro something about forgiveness.
Five years after her mother’s death, while still grieving and suddenly middle-aged, Abby Mims turns to beauty products to cure what ails her.
While caring for her mother post-surgery and her grandmother during her final days, Megan Stielstra wonders who’s really taking care of who.
Laura Lippman, admittedly a rotten friend, is bummed by the ways in which friendships end as one gets older.
Struggling with fluctuating hormones, Wendy Gan is inspired by the musician Mino to stop muting herself and return to writing.
Catherine Texier pushes back against society’s dated ideas about older women, claiming her place among those who are determined to remain vibrant and relevant in the last decades of their lives.
The death of his life-long skateboarding friend prompts Aaron Gilbreath to get back on his board — at 44, with his toddler daughter in tow.