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Why are so many women on the verge?

Wondering if this is all there is? Let's find out


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Here's a snippet from my first post, Woman on the Verge: Is this all there is? Let's find out

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I was in the prime location where we all know the best heart-to-hearts between women occur:  the Powder Room of a department store with an exceptional lingerie department. There's no better place to resolve conflict. (Note to self: Suggest to United Nations they hold international peace talks in the Neiman Marcus loo.)

Gal in the first stall is talking to the gal in the stall next to her. They're obviously longtime friends. 

Stall #1 is at, she says, the end of her rope. Would it kill her husband to make an effort and blah blah know the list.  She's 50-something and she cannot believe this is how it all turned out.......


Pamela Cytrynbaum teaches at Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.


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