Here are a few things from around the web that may interest you:
A few weeks ago a friend of mine, who’s a few years older and who has a new boyfriend after a long period of being single, called me in a panic. “I’m two weeks late,” she practically whispered into the phone. “I’ve taken five at-home pregnancy tests and a blood test at the doctor’s office and they were all negative.” She went on to tell me that her boyfriend had a vasectomy years ago. I calmly told her not to worry – that there was a reasonable explanation why a 47-year-old woman who’d been having sex with a man who’d had a vasectomy would have a late period, and it was NOT pregnancy. “It’s perimenopause,” I said, before forwarding her some articles on the topic. In case you, too, are new to the idea of permimenopause, this essay’s for you:
This Is What No One Tells Women About What Happens To Your Body In Your 40s
I thought this story was cute: A Couple That Got Married After 2 Weeks On How It Went Down
Thank you to those who submitted links for me to include. If you see something around the web you think DW readers would appreciate, please send me a link to [email protected] and, if it’s a fit, I’ll include it in Friday’s round-up. Thanks!