Surgical Menopause Hit Me Hard, but I’m Reconnecting With my Body — and My Partner

Going through instant menopause isn't easy, but I'm learning to love my new self

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Menopause Set Me on Fire, but I’m Staying Cool

I'm breaking the silence and stigma around menopause and embracing it as a natural season of life.

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Perimenopause Is Like the Weather: It Can Be Terrible, but It Will Pass

I've suffered from PMS for most of my life, and perimenopausal depression is worse.

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Dealing With Early Menopause Madness at 41

It was almost a relief to learn the hormonal hell I'd been experiencing had a name.

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Surviving My Crazy Period During Perimenopause

None of my friends were talking openly about the perimenopausal transition that was impacting my life.

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How Surgery Threw Me Into Abrupt and Complete Menopause

Maribeth's hysterectomy immediately kicked her into menopause. Read about her experience with mood swings, drop in sex drive, and—most of all—hot flashes.

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