What is your guiding light? For most of the women I know, kids, partner, family, work, career, and community define our priorities. This makes sense, since we are biologically hard-wired and culturally conditioned to serve the welfare of others before ourselves.
In Part 2 of Not your Mama’s Menopause I introduced the challenge of redefining womanhood for 40-60 somethings as our realities change. In part 3 we’ll look into how our perspective on aging has radically shifted. Our expectations are very different than those of our mothers. We look and act 10 or 20 years younger…
In part one I wrote you about some of the unique challenges we face as women navigating peri/menopause here and now in the 21st century. We covered the perfect storm of young children,
Here’s the situation: for so many of us, the experience of peri/menopause is a cascade of realizations: First, we thought it would never happen to us; second, the information available to us is often conflicting