Sex and the Seasoned Woman: Pursuing the Passionate Life
Famous for her 1976 book Passages and her compelling portraits of political figures for Vanity Fair, Gail Sheehy sets out to take the temperature of the Baby Boom's libido. Unfortunately, critics feel she has lost her grip on the zeitgeist. It seems that the author is the only one surprised that postmenopausal women are still having sex. The all-female cast of reviewers seems miffed that the book contains so little prurience on the part of Sheehy__further confirming her premise, if not her strat...more
I probably shoulda just called you. I spent alot of time being bis friend. And its like teenage stuff how he cant be around me with her. Oh bother
Marty came h ...more
I'm almost 43 and I loved this book! It was so nice and comforting to hear other women's stories and get some helpful insight to what is down the road. Seems like the key is just WANTING and ALLOWING yourself to be happy and adventuresome. I will be mentally 'filling this one away' so I can go back to it in the future.
Her fifth book, Passages, has been called "a road map of adult life". Several of her books continue the theme of passages through life's stages, including menopause and what she calls "Second Adulthood", including Pathfinders, Spirit of Surviv ...more