Post-40 Bloggers - older man coding

Learning to code after 40

It was fishkeeping, of all things, that lured Ken Hart, then age 43, to the world of web design. After years of caring for...
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A positive poke at Pokémon GO

I became aware of Pokémon GO when a blogger I follow on Facebook cussed out those whining and moaning about grown men and women...


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The secret(s) to a happy relationship

This week's writing prompt was inspired by Tattooed Mummy. In her post (The Secret to a Long and Happy Marriage), she talks about, yes...
Abusive man pointing

When love turns into control

Tracey's eloquently written and powerful post, 'Ghosts and monsters are real,' resonated. Many years ago, before I too fell foul of a controlling partner, I thought...


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Nooo…I don’t think I forgot to have children

I’m rarely asked why I chose not to have children. I’ll admit the idea of missing out on mum politics and a school run...


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Why didn’t I stay and fight?

In response to our writing prompt No. 42 (‘Fight or Flight’), this is a heartfelt, unsigned post from a beleaguered teacher who turned her back...


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What does retirement look like for the LGBT community?

  Baby boomers are approaching retirement age. This is a generation that has already seen massive social upheaval and gains in equal rights. They will...
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Pros and cons of flat sharing in your 40s, 50s, 60s…

This could be from living alone most of the time, but I'm not sure I'd be able to flat share now that I'm in...
Older couple, no sex

Life after lust

Hand on heart, there was a time in my marriage when I wouldn’t have noticed if my vagina had fused over. (Yes, just like...
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The joy (and stigma) of sleeping apart

Grace's post speaks to all couples who have ever secretly wished they had their own bed or own room. (Yearning for a separate house may...