Living the Second Act is an online publication for women
who are celebrating life in their 40s and 50s.

Cherish What You Have

When I first got divorced, I would claim the upside (if there even is one) was that I finally had a moment to myself. I was able to read a book, go for a walk, and hang out with friends.

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Our Chicken Soup Tradition

I come from a long line of women, and so does my chicken soup. My great-grandmother was one of three daughters. She had two daughters, my grandmother had two daughters, my mother had two daughters, and I now have two daughters. My great-grandmother died when I was 17,...

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Reading Glasses? Oh No, Not Me!

I went through the five stages of grief. First there was denial. I don’t need reading glasses. It’s just the lighting, the printer, and the moon being in Uranus. I was blaming everything on that blurry font.

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Dating Advice (or any kind of advice) from Wendy Wiener.

Wendy has a very unique and humorous perspective on dating and would really like to hear from you. Send in your dating questions using the form below and stay tuned to see her responses on our ‘Ask Wendy’ Column.

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Note: Wendy is not a licensed Therapist but you won’t want to miss her old-soul, time-tested, well-experienced advice!

You can find Wendy’s informative and entertaining articles on dating here!