A woman…

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should have…

  • One old love she can imagine going back to and one who reminds her how far she has come.
  • Enough money within her control to move out and rent a place of her own even if she never wants to or needs to.
  • Something perfect she can wear if the employer or date of her dreams wants to see her in an hour.
  • A youth she’s content to leave behind.
  • A past so interesting she looks forward to retelling it in her old age.
  • Her very own set of screwdrivers, a cordless drill, and a black lace bra.
  • One friend who always makes her laugh and one who lets her cry.
  • A good piece of furniture not previously owned by anyone else in her family.
  • Eight matching plates, wine glasses with stems, and a recipe for a meal that will make her guests feel honored.
  • A feeling of control over her destiny.

andย should know…

  • How she can fall in love without losing herself.
  • How to quit a job, break up with a lover, and confront a friend without ruining the friendship.
  • When she needs try harder and when she should walk away.
  • That she can’t change the length of her calves, the width of her hips, or the nature of her parents.
  • That her childhood may not have been perfect, but it’s over.
  • What she would and wouldn’t do for love or more.
  • How she can live alone, even if she doesn’t like it.
  • Whom she can trust, whom she can’t, and why she shouldn’t take it personally.
  • Where she can go, be it to her best friend’s kitchen table or a charming inn in the woods, when her soul needs soothing.
  • What she can and can’t accomplish in a day, a month and a year. ***

***3 more months and I am smoke-free since a year. I wasn’t sure at first, but now I know I can accomplish almost everything and it feels good ๐Ÿ™‚


9 thoughts on “A woman…

  1. Was amazed by your post and inspired at the same time :))
    This should be shown to every woman… or maybe lady.
    Why can’t women know these things? Haha, oh well.
    Hope to see more blog posts from you… and Best Wishes ๐Ÿ˜€

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