In Our Prime: Empowering Essays by Women on Love, Family, Career, Aging, and Just Coping
The 41 short essays in this collection (all written by women aged 50 or older); explore the issues and experiences defining the lives of women. Topics explored include the struggle between competing demands of motherhood and career, the trajectory of friendship, and sex, as well as health problems and retirement. And yes, the book deals head-on with the invisibility of aging women in the eyes of salespeople and men. Readers will laugh in recognition and cry with empathy.