14 Things Every Woman Should Know By The Time She Turns 40

MachineHeadz via Getty Images A year ago, AARP launched a free weekly digital newsletter called “The Girlfriend,” aimed at what we see as an often-overlooked demographic — Gen X women. As editor, one of the greatest privileges I’ve had is hearing from readers about their struggles with perimenopause, parenting, friendship, relationships, and staying relevant. To mark our…

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7 Pieces Of Dating Advice From A Woman Who Went On 100 Dates In A Year

Courtesy of Holly Martyn Wall Street exec-turned-writer Holly Martyn went on 100 dates in a year and lived to tell the tale.  In the span of one year, Holly Martyn did something that would make most people exhausted to even think about: She went on 100 ― yes, 100 ― dates. In 2014, after two divorces…

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These Illustrations About Life As A Couple Will Make You Warm And Fuzzy

When you’re in love, everything you do as a couple is a little bit of an adventure, even soul-sucking trips to the laundromat.Dina Odess, a 27-year-old children’s book illustrator, certainly thinks so. On her Instagram page, she shares adorable sketches of her daily life with her boyfriend, Bauirjan.Their comic alter egos snuggle up for Netflix…

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