No, You Don’t Look Younger than You Are

And you shouldn’t want to…

Western culture is obsessed with youth, especially when it comes to women. That obsession comes at a terrible cost. We see it every time we turn on the television or log onto the internet. “Ugh… why is Madonna still performing? Isn’t she old now?” or “Why are these old women coming out about their abuse now? It’s probably because they’re old and bitter and they’re looking for attention.”

We see this disdain for older women — women of accomplishment — and we fear becoming one of them, trying as hard as we can…