Does society stop valuing women over 40 because they’ve “let themselves go”?
Or do women start “letting themselves go” because they know no one values anything they have to offer anyway? Just by virtue of their numerical age?
If your physical age is the only thing that counts, and no one sees you after a certain point, is there a point in taking pride in yourself?
I can feel her presence. She is always there, nibbling at the frayed edges of my mind. My most intimate and steadfast companion never leaving me behind. Rather, she is the one who jumps into play when others choose to abandon me. I would say she’s back – but truth be told, she never really […]
via Feminine Anger — Just One Take
Working with your child’s health care team Once your child is out of the ICU and in a regular hospital room, the nurse who looks after them regularly will also have other patients to care for, unlike the ICU. Because of this you will be encoraged to play a greater role in your […]
via Pediatric kidney transplantation part 33 — MEDICINE FOR ALL
I Am A Woman I am a woman so I must flit the line between delicate Empowered like a flower turned to the sun But plucked from the earth I am supposed to be beautiful but dependent Strong but needy. I am supposed to be the stem severed from its roots to be placed in […]
via Collaboration Of Poems For Women Who Think They Have Lost It All — SOULWRITE EMPIRE’S BLOG
This issue has been coming up a lot lately, as I work towards self-publishing my first novel, and looking for actual jobs. One of my deepest, and most consuming, lifelong beliefs has been that someone else has to tell me that I deserve to be published, preferably someone with their name on book jackets […]
via How do I teach myself to ask for what I want? — rachelmankowitz