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I have pretty much always had a current love interest, a paramour, an inamorata of the moment in my life. Ever since elementary school, I have been involved in a series of crushes, flirtations, romances, relationships, and marriages of varying […]

Maeve Haran Here is a new Voice of liberation! From the Daily Mail London – For her 60th birthday last October, Theresa May probably splashed out on some more of those nice leopard-skin shoes. For my own 60th, I did […]

By Joan Chittister We are a culture of misfits—not because there is anything wrong with us as a people but because we are accustomed to becoming things we aren’t. So, we don’t fit into our own souls. Our schools put […]

Here is some wisdom about learning to love your Self that was written by a junior at Mills College. Bless her heart for trying to learn at such a tender age what many women are still struggling with in their […]

Certainly the most crucial step toward sovereignty is to know our Selves. After all our years as mothers and others, we need to reestablish who we are as individuals, separate and distinct from our relationships with those around us. Who […]

Lately, like many of you, I have been waging an assault on clutter. I have been digging into the recesses of my closets, drawers and shelves and tossing, recycling and reclaiming my possessions. During this frenzy I came upon some […]

By Amber A. Penrose   As I’ve aged, I’ve become kinder to myself, and less critical of myself. I’ve become my own best friend. As you get older, it is easier to be positive. You care less about what other […]

Despite the rude awakenings, the unsettling physical and emotional chaos of midlife and all of its frightful, presumed ramifications, an amazing number of women find this stage to be the most personally fulfilling and satisfying of their lives so far. […]

by Madisyn Taylor What makes a woman confident is her ability to call upon her feminine wisdom. So often in our world we tend to think of strength as a quality that arises from a place of firm determination and […]

By Amanda Chatel At some point, you reach an age where you can’t possibly, even if you tried, give any less of a fuck. You’re done with worrying about what others think, adhering to stupid-ass rules prescribed by stupid ass-people, […]