Women of a Certain Age

Women of a Certain Age

THE WOMEN OF “MAKERS”

There’s an extraordinary new group of women coming together to lend their visibility and wisdom to all of us women boomers who have lived through the Feminist Movement. The name of this group is Makers and their name refers to a 3 hour documentary which they have made, MAKERS: Women […]

YOU ARE, YOU ARE NOT
Women of a Certain Age

YOU ARE, YOU ARE NOT

by Marcia Barhydt When I see a photo or poster or document that catches my attention, I save it and I bet you do the same. Well, sometimes it backfires on me. Recently I found something that I’d saved, a short, one page writing called You Are, You Are Not. […]

My Oldest Friend
Women of a Certain Age

My Oldest Friend

by Marcia Barhydt, Women of a Certain Age Do you have lots of friends? Or just a few? Would you like to make more friends at this stage of your life? I have a friend who I call my ‘oldest’ friend because I’ve known her since high school. And it’s […]

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Women of a Certain Age, Rejection and a Seasoned Woman

I’ve been reading “Sex and the Seasoned Women” by Gail Sheehy. Remember “Passages”? That was her famous book about the defined stages we need to pass through in our lives. At the time she wrote that book, it was cutting edge thinking. Now? We’ve learned and accepted what she said […]

SKINNY VS CURVY BODY ACCEPTANCE FOR YOUNG GIRLS
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SKINNY VS CURVY BODY ACCEPTANCE FOR YOUNG GIRLS

by Marcia Barhydt, Woman of a Certain Age Do you remember the awesome ad campaign for Dove products called the Campaign for Real Beauty? Both TV and print ads showed older women of varying ages. They were wrinkled, they were saggy, but Dove said they were beautiful. Originally that campaign […]

FIFTY SHADES OF…BLUSH?
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FIFTY SHADES OF…BLUSH?

Woman of a Certain Age by Marcia Barhydt Most of us are aware of a new literature blockbuster titled Fifty Shades of Grey, the first of a trilogy by E. L. James. Book number two is Fifty Shades Darker and book number three is Fifty Shades Freed. The books are […]

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