The Joy of Being a Woman in Her 70’s

Hi Ladies, 

I posted this article because I couldn’t have said it better.  Take 5 and check it out, I think you will enjoy the wisdom. Enjoy, ME

Many of us have learned that happiness is a skill and a choice.

By Mary Pipher

Dr. Pipher is a clinical psychologist.


In America, ageism is a bigger problem for women than aging. Our bodies and our sexuality are devalued, we are denigrated by mother-in-law jokes,

and were rendered invisible in the media. Yet, most of the women I know describe themselves as being in a vibrant and happy life stage.

We are resilient and know how to thrive in the margins. Our happiness comes from self-knowledge, emotional intelligence, and empathy for others.


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