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middle age

  • n  the time of life between youth and old age (e.g., between 40 and 60 years of age)
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  • Study Claims Male Interest in Younger Women Is the Cause of Menopause
    Scientists formerly believed that men were more interested in young females because of their fertility. A new study challenges that theory and suggests the reason women go through menopause at middle age is because men have historically been more interested in sleeping with younger women. Professor Rama Singh of McMaster University in Canada calls man’s instinctual preference for younger females ...
    June 14, 2013 - Opposing Views
  • At the movies
    Scenes from a marriage: Ethan Hawke, his eternally scruffy goatee, and Julie Delpy return as a couple hitting middle age in "Before Midnight," the third film in a series that began in 1995 with the two meeting on a train in "Before Sunrise."
    June 14, 2013 - Everett Herald

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