By the time they reach middle age, many people have experienced emotionally wrenching events such as divorce, job loss, financial setbacks, illness or the death of a spouse.
Those experiences can leave emotional scars that make it difficult to form new intimate relationships.
It was such an over-the-top performance that I was genuinely physically uncomfortable each time he spoke.
They may spend their days rushing from work to afterschool activities and then home to help with homework.
The difficulties multiply if they have children with special needs, such as developmental disabilities or chronic illnesses.
How women present themselves is a topic about which I can speak more knowledgeably.
First, it would appear that, upon reaching a certain age, women in the Boston area are required to sign up for yoga. Many grown women for some reason also make a point of referring to themselves as “girls,” sometimes even working this word into their user names.