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A WIDOW’S JOURNEY: Part 1

Guest Post by Elaine McGillicuddy (First in a two-part series by Elaine on living as a widow) For me, the process of dealing with my grief through the loss of my beloved husband was through writing. I felt compelled to preserve Francis’ words, and what we experienced together during the 100 days from the date of the cancer diagnosis until [...]

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Why Young Women Choose Bernie Over Hillary: Analyzing Gloria Steinem’s “Joke”

By Evelyn Gilman, Guest Blogger “When you’re young, you’re thinking, ‘Where are the boys?’  The boys are with Bernie.” — Gloria Steinem on “Real Time with Bill Maher.”   Gloria Steinem’s comment was a joke, or an attempt at one, but it also reveals more than her trying to be funny on a TV talk show. To make an analogy, [...]

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Awake at 2:30 AM!

It seems that almost every older woman I know, myself included, has sleep problems. Insomnia is the new hot topic. Sleep tips abound on the Internet and in popular women’s magazines. For most of us the problem isn’t so much falling asleep but waking up in the wee hours of the morning and not being able to get back to sleep. Conventional [...]

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