I know it's the hard economy, but it's taking a toll on me.
I had my daughter in my early twenties. I held off from having more children because of financial insecurity. People called me smart and that there would be plenty of time to have more kids. Well, those fifteen plus years have sped by without having any more children. Now I'm in my forties and still working and working to find a future and no satisfaction in my life. I have always lived a very humble life and every cent I made went to bills and to my daughter.
Now, I wished that when I was in my mid-thirties that I could have called defeat and had on-going pregnancies (like those single women who everyone hates who devour men with gotcha pregnancies).
I deeply desire a husband and a baby, but I'm graying (best friends w/Ms. Clairol). And, my current job is whispering retrentment. I'm a very highly educated women. But, I'm definitely not loving my life.
For those who have "blossomed" in your 40's in your lives, what kind of life have you lived? And, what would you say to someone trapped in an ongoing work cycle night mare? (I don't have enough money to escape)
Answer by haysmum at 2:33 AM on Dec. 7, 2010
Answer by wheresthewayout at 3:04 AM on Dec. 7, 2010
Answer by mainemusicmaker at 5:36 AM on Dec. 7, 2010