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Marcia Kester Doyle

Marcia Kester Doyle

Marcia Kester Doyle is the author of the humor book, Who Stole My Spandex? Life In The Hot Flash Lane, and the voice behind the midlife blog, Menopausal Mother. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Huffington Post, McSweeney's, Cosmopolitan, Good Housekeeping, Woman's Day, Country Living, House Beautiful, Slackjaw, and Hello Giggles, among others. Marcia's website is marciakesterdoyle.com. You can find her on Facebook and on Twitter @MenoMother.
Humor
Marcia Kester Doyle

33 Little White Lies Middle-Aged Men Tell Themselves

We all know what white lies are. And odds are we’ve all told them many times in our lives… to each other and ourselves! No one will notice I’m going bald if I wear a baseball cap 24/7….or wrap this long, single strand of hair around the top of my head. Sure, I can last a few hours without Viagra. My wife won’t notice that I went to Home Depot for a packet of nails and came home with a pressure c

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Humor
Marcia Kester Doyle

10 Specialty Beers For The Geriatric Generation

When I first met my husband, he was not a beer drinker. In fact, on our first date, he ordered a freakin’ WINE SPRITZER (it was the ’80s, what can I say?). Not surprising that after four kids and 35 years of marriage, my husband finally learned to appreciate beer. But not just any beer. He likes the good stuff—expensive ones that come from small craft breweries with weird names like “Pink Sloth

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menopause
Humor
Marcia Kester Doyle

8 Ways My Menopause Changed My Husband’s Life

As bad as I feel for women experiencing the symptoms of menopause, my heart goes out equally to the men who have to live with them while they endure “the change of life.” When my husband and I exchanged wedding vows 35 years ago, neither one of us had any idea that I would one day morph into the Tasmanian Devil at the onset of menopause. Most of the time, I don’t even recognize myself. I have to g

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manopause
Life
Marcia Kester Doyle

Manopausal Man

Seldom will you find articles about a man’s point of view when it comes to menopause, but the male perspective, according to my husband, needs to be told. After all, men have to live with us throughout the ordeal (remember that part in your wedding vows about ‘for better or worse’?) and endure our hair-raising roller coaster ride of emotions. My husband strapped on that seat belt a long time ago a

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