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50 Great Things About Women Over 50

Why Women Over 50 Love Their Age
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Women Over 50 Are Wise continued...

39. Women get psychic with age. You never have to confess your sins to a woman over 50. They always know. -- A. Rooney

40. It's a time of self-reflection. You thought the glass ceiling would make you happy and fulfilled. Now you're looking for your purpose in life, looking for work you love to do. -- C. Barnett

41. She knows the value of mentoring. There are younger women out there who want role models. A woman over 50 has wisdom to offer. -- N. O'Reilly

42. You know the wisdom of surrender. You're right that your ex-husband wronged you. You can spend the rest of your life beating that drum, but that's the road to bitterness. There is wisdom in letting go of your grievances. You begin to know what's important and what isn't. You know what hill to die on. -- C. Northrup

43. When you turn 50, mortality rears its face. Women start looking for their mission in life. The whole arena of giving back to society becomes their focus. -- C. Barnett

44. You have more compassion, more acceptance, for yourself and other people. You are no longer shamed by your own humanity. You learn to see the humor in your own foibles. -- C. Northrup

Women Over 50 Are Just Getting Started

45. I'm definitely not the same person my mother was at 50! With the knowledge we have now, the sky's the limit. I ride horses, scuba dive, zip line! -- WebMD: Mustang1956

46. There's something really bracing about being 50. You realize how young you are. And you realize how much more to life there is. -- C. Northrup

47. At 50, you learn the value of being passionate about something -- a lover, a career, your life. Passion is what makes you jump out of bed every morning, makes you love every moment in the day. -- S. Mitchell

48. You look forward to meeting your grandchildren. When that happens, it will be the best thing of my life. -- J. Ganahl

49. A woman over 50 knows the value of celebrating life. She's sizzling, not fizzling. She's savvy, not sad. -- S. Mitchell

50. I am loving life and it's only going to get better. -- WebMD: Jackson922

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Reviewed on March 22, 2007
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50 Great Things About Women Over 50

  1. 1.You speak your mind, and do what you want.
  2. 2.You don't worry about getting pregnant - at last!
  3. 3.You know that everything is just a "little" thing.
  4. 4.The #1 relationship in your life is with yourself.

The best thing about being 50 is: