Retirement means different things to different people. For some older women, it can be the reward for a lifetime of hard work, the time for holidays, to explore new pursuits and spend time with family, while for others it can feel like a loss of identity, or simply too much time to think. One of the latter, Beverley Streater found that retirement, initially, offered more challenges than rewards.
Women are often viewed as ‘incomplete’ if they are single. Or lonely. And some women are. Our friends panic and scramble desperately to set us up with the first single person that comes to mind. But for others, a divorce or separation leaves us uninspired to jump on the dating after fifty merry-go-round. Tamera Grieshaber discovered that contrary to popular belief, she didn’t need a ‘special someone’ to be happy — and wants other women over fifty to realise we are each ourselves at the core of our own happiness.
Broad is the premier publication dedicated to the life, style and beauty needs of mature Australian women. We put women aged 50-plus centre stage, to disrupt the stereotype of ageing through quality journalism and a design lens that embraces the beauty of being older.
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