Gail Gates

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Squeeze, Squeeze, Squeeze: Kegels and Midlife Sex

An acquaintance of mine–I won’t mention your name Matt–suggested I write a piece about midlife sex and kegel exercises. I suspect his …

A Book I Recommend When Questions About Midlife Arise

 <i>The New Ourselves, Growing Older</i><p>by<p>Doress-Worters, P. B., & Diana Laskin Siegal. <i>Â</i><p>American women face an onslaught of images, remarks, advice, and …

Midlife Seduction: Misses With The Mrs.

“You have to know that an older man cannot hang from a chandelier.”<p>–Dr. Ruth<p>“It’s a great way to save water,” said my husband. It was, and …

Dried Cherries: Â Women and Midlife Sex, Part 4

<i>“Sex at age ninety is like trying to shoot pool with a rope.”</i><p>~George Burns<p>Margaret is another example of an older woman who spent much of her …

Dried Cherries, Women and Midlife Sex, Part 3

<i>“To hear many religious people talk, one would think God created the torso,</i><p><i>head, legs and arms, but the devil slapped on the genitals.”</i><p>~Don …

Women and Midlife Sex | Part 2Â

As a Baby Boomer woman with her landing gear in place to skid and bump onto the tarmac of the considered old, I’m fascinated how loneliness and …

Women And Midlife Sex

Grandma stopped mid-sip and put her coffee cup down. Her eyes followed the lines of the ceiling as if the answer hid among the shadows above. “Why …

That Thing About Eating Yams During Menopause

A Natural Relief of Menopausal Symptoms?<p>When I heard that question from a younger (as in non-menopausal) woman I was curious. <i>What</i> thing about eating …

Menopause and Anxiety: Four And A Half Tips To Try

Bach Flower Rescue Remedy<p><b>Rescue Remedy is a Bach Flower blend of five flowers:</b><p>Impatiens: For those who act and think quickly, and have no patience …

Generational Differences In Menopause Experiences

If we look at our current culture, it is easy to point mental fingers at differences between prior generations and today. Unlike our mothers and …