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You know the stereotype: once you hit a certain age, you—and the people in your demographic—simply stop having sex. Old people are stigmatized for being far more interested in daytime television and Scrabble than random Tinder hookups (which is, to be frank, clearly the better choice). But a recent study, published in the Annals of Family Medicine, revealed a surprising truth: nearly six out of 10 older women have surprisingly active sex lives. Women in their sixties and seventies are enjoying sex just as much as women in their thirties and forties—even in their “boring,” committed relationships.

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Ahead the highly anticipated film’s release, there’s a growing outrage aimed at 50 Shades of Grey. Last week, GOOD wrote about a campaign called 50 Dollars Not 50 Shades, in which domestic abuse activists are urging people to donate $50 to women’s shelters in lieu of purchasing a movie ticket. They feel that the book’s lead romantic interest Christian Grey is often “extremely controlling, possessive, and forceful.”

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Intermission: The Most Beautiful Valentine Ever Made

A letter from a soldier in the Union Army, about to go into battle, sent home to his wife.

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Today is Valentine's Day, a day when many will feel obligated to engage in trite courtship conventions while the rest of us go out drinking.

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