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St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Barbara Ballinger (left) Margaret ‘Meg’ Crane (right) are the co-authors of the new book, ‘Suddenly Single After 50: The Girlfriends’ Guide to Navigating Loss, Restoring Hope, and Rebuilding Your Life.’

Starting a new chapter at 50+

Ellen Futterman, Editor July 20, 2016

Starting a new chapter at 50+When I got divorced nearly 30 years ago, many people, including friends and family, would say, “You’re lucky you’re young (I was 30) and don’t have any kids. It’s so much easier that way.”Easy? Who were they kidding?...

Laurie Goldberg

Do older singles need to settle?

By Laurie Goldberg July 12, 2012

I recently bought a book titled, “Marry Him: The Case for Settling for Mr. Good Enough” by Lori Gottlieb. It's specifically geared toward older singles and I'm very curious — and skeptical — about its premises. I'm also open-minded and open to...

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