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5 Things Older Women Know That Young Women Don’t

I was minding my own business, tweezing my eyebrows using a high powered magnifying mirror, capable of lighting up the crevices of your aging face like floodlights used to interrogate Colombian drug kingpins during the Pablo Escobar era, when I saw it.

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The Myth of the Vaginal Orgasm

(My third child, Winston. He has nothing to do with turning 46, but I love him. My milk came in when I held him.) Today I’m 46.  Shit. Forty. Six. (well, it was yesterday, but I just got around to

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Why The Dental Suicide Rate is so High

Gestation: 32 Weeks, 2 Days I’m in the stage of pregnancy where I resemble a post-op frontal lobotomite. I spelled “of” “uv” the other day. I knew it looked wrong, but couldn’t figure out why. I tried to introduce my

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