Getting OLDER? Keep cozy, Friends.

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I have never resented aging. But the way that society and the media handles it…? If you listen to their noise, you could very well get a complex.

‘Round these parts, the stench of the media’s latest agist disaster is still in the air. Every now and then on Twitter, someone seems stunned when a woman’s face has barely changed after 20+ years of being an adult. (Psssst! Forty-something isn’t that old.)

Going grey? Good for you!!

In spite of how amazing we are in real life, to some, the further a woman gets past 40—or hell, even 30—her days are numbered. We have misogynists flummoxed. For, contrary to the content of their Kool-Aid, we exist in this space where we’re not supposed to be relevant.

If you’re an older adult, I salute you. I mean us. Here we are. Alive. Kicking. Killing it. Still living, breathing, and beautiful.

What’s a woman to do?!

Naturally, since this issue is one that affects me, my thoughts are still developing. But in the meantime?

Stay cozy, friends.


Photo via Natasha Brazil on Unsplash.

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Claire

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My name really is Claire. I’m a Canadian of Caribbean descent.

I enjoy writing and thinking about theology, culture, health, beauty, and books.

My site's cover photo is from CreateHER Stock stock photos.

By Claire

Claire

Thank you for stopping by!

My name really is Claire. I’m a Canadian of Caribbean descent.

I enjoy writing and thinking about theology, culture, health, beauty, and books.

My site's cover photo is from CreateHER Stock stock photos.