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Marriage Is F—ing Hard!

Here’s my experience, and that of most of the women I talk to: Marriage is F—ING HARD. I have had this conversation with many of my girlfriends as well as members of my THRIVE membership for women 40+. Some of these women have been married for decades (or...

I was afraid to show up alone

We are spending the winter in a wonderful community in Sarasota, Florida, with 120 homes and an active homeowners’ association. Last Thursday, there was a bluegrass band on the beach complete with a BBQ food truck. Just show up with your beach chairs and...

The two principles my Uber driver lives by

I am writing this as I travel to Los Angeles to visit my daughter. The short ride to the Sarasota airport flew by thanks to an enjoyable conversation with my Uber driver, Nixon, a 50-something man with a ready smile and a zest for life. Nixon told me about leaving his...

I Was a Bystander, and I Am Sorry

During a Zoom meeting with the leaders of an all-volunteer women’s nonprofit, I witnessed one woman (we’ll call her Karen) lash out against another woman (our leader no less, let’s name her Susan), throwing out accusations related to something that...