Relationships

Older people and intimacy. Photo of a grey haried man kissing his partner on a beach.
Intimacy in Later Life: Is It Really All That Different?
I worry that in our effort to publicise stories of mid- and late-life sex, we’re...
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Tips for Adulthood: Five Signs You’re Turning into Your Mother
I don't look much  like my mother. But as the years pass, I'm struck by...
Relearning how to perform family. Photo of a pillow stitched with image of a family
Relearning How to Perform Family
It was but one of many instantiations of how we performed family throughout my mother’s...
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The Kindness of Strangers
I lost my keys last week. This week, I got an email from my local...
Someone holding a sign saying "GRATEFUL".
Tips for Adulthood: Five Ways to Cultivate Gratitude
I always feel better when I've thanked someone for something they've done. I also feel...
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Finding Joy in Planning My Mother’s Memorial Service
My mother passed away during the pandemic. She didn't die from Covid 19. But because...