A Message to Young Women from a Career Woman

In today’s reblog, we have a cautionary note for young women from a middle aged woman as to what your priorities ought to be. She bases her thoughts on her very own personal choices and experiences. Tragically, our “choices” do have consequences. Food for thought.

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(source) A few weeks ago, a woman named Jennifer called in my radio-show. Every young woman should read what she said:

“I’m 50 years old with four college degrees. I was raised by a feminist mother with no father in the home. My mother told me get an education to the maximum level so that you can get out in the world, make a lot of money. And that’s the path I followed. I make adequate money. I don’t make a ton of money. But I do make enough to support my own household.”

I want to tell women in their 20s: Do not follow the path that I followed. You are leading yourself to a life of loneliness. All of your friends will be getting married and having children, and you’re working to compete in the world, and what you’re doing is competing…

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  1. In this statement,

    “I didn’t realize this until late in life. I want to tell women: Find someone in your 20s. That’s when you’re still very cute. That’s when you’re still amiable to working out problems with someone. It’s harder in your 50s, when you’ve lived alone, to compromise with someone, to have someone in your home and every little thing about them annoys you because you’re so used to being alone. It’s hard to undo that, so don’t do what I did. Find someone in your 20s.”

    She seems to be echoing the words of Susan Patton in her book, “Marry Smart: Advice for Finding the One.” I mentioned this to some women and was told that, “No one is thinking about that then.” Interesting…

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