How Contemporary Young Women Are Defying Societal Age-normative Timelines

From the time they were little girls, society has been reminding women that time moves differently for them, and that they should make hay while the sun shines because, apparently, they depreciate with age. Growing up, girls are constantly reminded of the fact they mature sooner than their male counterparts. Although this is true with regards to brain development, our youth-obsessed society makes women feel as if they are running out of time and approaching an “expiration date”.

This article was originally published on Girl Power Talk


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