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SoBabyBoomer remembers that half a century ago, the birth-control pill offered women the ability to switch off ovulation, to separate sex from reproduction. It played a part, as the ‘60s got under way, in propelling a host of profound changes, cultural as well as reproductive. This post also discusses new research on "female Viagra" drugs and the more psychological nature of female desire.
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The Midlife Crisis Queen asks: Do you need some inspiration to learn more about your family history? Her post gives great detail about two books (Finding Family & Die Free). It also describes Laura Lee's own forays into her family history. Read http://www.midlifecrisisqueen.
Tao Flashes writes: On a recent visit to New Orleans, the Dalai Lama spoke to graduates and told them to think of how to make this a more peaceful, compassionate century. In her post, Lisa Garon Froman shares her thoughts on the Dalai Lama’s comments and visit, including how one local paper displayed the story of His Holiness’ trip: The Dalai Lama, Non-violence and Gun Ads.
The Generation Above Me looks at the work of psychologists Robert G. Peck to learn more about the tasks people at midlife and late life face in their growth and development. In her post Robert G. Peck's Tasks for Older Adults, she describes how Peck builds on the work of Erik Erikson by expanding the number of developmental tasks people face in the second half of life.
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