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Sheehy, Gail

(1937–  ) journalist, writer on popular psychology; born in Mamaroneck, N.Y. She attended the University of Vermont (B.S. 1958) and worked as a feature writer on the New York Herald Tribune (1963–66) and as an editor on New York magazine (1966–77). She wrote a number of best-sellers, including Passages: Predictable Crises of Adult Life (1976), Pathfinders (1981), and The Silent Passage (1992), which excelled in translating the findings and theories of academics and professionals into language and concepts that were meaningful to a broad public.
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Now at the beginning of the 21st Century, as one ages chronologically, the actuaries tell us that you can expect to move through the "young old" period into the "old" and then into the "old old" phase or stages of life or is it the "serene sixties," "sage seventies," "uninhibited eighties," "nobility of the nineties," and finally the "celebratory centenarians" as Gail Sheehy (1995) has deemed life's passages.
Former President Bill Clinton didn't think that oral sex really constituted adultery, and according to Gail Sheehy in a 1995 Vanity Fair article, neither did former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, who she said had had a similar-style affair.