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  • Why it’s better to wed later

    By Susan Shapiro

    August 9, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    My Midwest friends started tying the knot at 19. Some of them had been double knotted by the time they were 25. I, on the other hand, waited until I was 35 to tie the knot for the first time, and my husband, Aaron, who is 11 years older than me, took his initial walk down the aisle...
  • Midlife Jew Behaving Badly

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    July 14, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Cinema suddenly seems preoccupied with male midlife crises ("Winter Solstice," "In Good Company") and actor Peter Riegert joins the trend with his comic directorial debut feature, "King of the Corner."

    "King's" aging man in transition is Leo Spivak (Riegert), a marketing executive...

  • Once Upon a Time in a Midlife Crisis

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    April 7, 2005 | 8:00 pm


    Yvan Attal huddles on a velvet couch in a corner of the cavernous Chateau Marmont lobby, a study in nervous energy. The Israeli-born French actor-director, who is charming if energetic, furrows his brow and runs his fingers through his tousled black hair. It's not hard to...

  • The Early Midlife Crisis

    By J.D. Smith

    August 22, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    My 29-year-old cousin, "Barry," is having his first "midlife" crisis. By simple math, this would put his entire life span at a scant 58 years, well shy of the actuarial tables' prediction. His midlife crisis should be about 10 years hence. It's been a slow week over here at my place,...