Archive for January 2010

What thoughts came to your mind today when you looked into the mirror?

January 24th, 2010 — 10:03pm

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It’s a Catch 22 for Women

January 9th, 2010 — 12:31am

Our baby boomer generation has received such mixed messages about the importance of beauty.

Growing up, we all expect to get married. Generations ago, your family’s wealth determined whether or not you were marriageable—think Jane Austen novels. But in our childhood, the currency was looks. The prettiest girls got the best guys. Once you’d found your mate and had your children, though, your looks were more or less irrelevant. True, women might mourn the loss of their youthful beauty and the power it gave them. They might faithfully and optimistically use makeup and moisturizers—and some of the more daring might even have colored their hair—but there wasn’t much in their arsenal. What’s more, aging—and looking as if you had aged—was a fact of life. There certainly wasn’t any shame connected with it…….

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Watching Women in the Public Eye Get Older

January 7th, 2010 — 2:36pm

Whether you were for or against Hillary Clinton when she ran for the Democratic nomination, we think this anecdote below should make you angry.

After Matt Drudge put an unflattering picture of Clinton on his web site, Rush Limbaugh commented about it on air. “So the question is this,” the radio personality said. “Will this country want to actually watch a woman get older before their [sic] eyes on a daily basis?”

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