The seven stages of a woman

Michael C Parker By Michael C Parker, 9th Dec 2014 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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Education today is just as important for women as it is for men; she must be-able to use her knowledge and skills to develop her confidence in equipping herself for the latter years of old age. Gone are the days when women’s prime functions in marriage were to stay home; where education was not a requirement because the husband was the sole bread winner.

Until death do us part

The seven stages of a woman

The seven stages of a woman has no bearing on relationships between men and women, but applying the knowledge handed down to them through generations of mothers so they in turn can in mould their own offspring into maturity before landing up in an old age home – or asylum.

Although some men might take part in the nurturing process of their daughters, mothers normally are the ones in control of the many decisions made about education, career choices and the different types of people she will encounter in her decision making while she is still in the process of growing up into womanhood. Happiness and beauty comes with the growing up of a teenager and although no mother is able to determine what trend their daughters want to follow once they get into their teens, she can encourage and instil confidence in their daughters on the importance of a good education instead of helping them choose makeup that hides the authenticity of the beauty given to her at birth.

There are definitely those most memorable and satisfying year’s women cherish but the question is; “when is the right time to get married?” Well, I don’t think anyone can truthfully answer that question, but there is definitely room for expressing the importance of not rushing into tying the knot before one has had time to experience what life has to offer. Taking full advantage of their youth, with some traveling; gaining knowledge and experience through interaction with different groups of the human race; find out what their purpose in life is all about.

I am not down-sizing the matrimonial happily ever after syndrome of walking down the aisle when girls are young, but there are thousands of bright young ladies that live for the moment and willingly take that step of fulfilling a lifelong commitment without even the slightest conception of the drawbacks marriage brings at a young age.

What does concern me, are the numerous pains many women endure by landing up in a state of loneliness and depression in their lives. How boredom creeps in when they find their husbands have to work longer hours or they go out with the boys after work and come home when she is fast asleep with the baby.

These seven stages women go through is an indication of some of the traits that follow as you take a walk through life’s open doorway to womanhood.

First stage: At birth she is admired and loved when she enters a world to the unknown. Throughout all sickness and continuous nappy changes mom is close at hand. Pre-school has come and gone and first grade welcomes this young lady into her first real steps of education. Through all her newly developed mood swings mom is still there to protect her from any dangers that may interfere with her state of mind while growing up.

Second stage: When she reaches adolescence, education becomes a big part of her life. She now lives in a bubble of her private thoughts and decisions become more apparent and demanding as to her desires and wants. She soon finds herself in the work place and leaves home to move in with her boyfriend; a year later she is walking down the aisle with prince charming to begin a new life.

Her third stage is occupied by her new found life as a home executive. The birth of her children has taken her to the stage of motherhood where her children become completely dependent on her. She is on the move between house-keeping, looking after the children and making sure her husband is well kept before she takes that well deserved bath where she finds solace in her own private space.

Her fourth stage In her thirties she already feels the signs of loneliness. She looks into the mirror for those ghastly signs of aging, wrinkles and blue circles under the eyes from lack of sleep. The first signs of realisation set in when her husband works long hours and on weekends he is out at some sports event, she becomes lonely as she looks back through the years of how hasty she had been in getting married, taking care of the children and running the household at such an early age. Many mothers say they loved every part of motherhood, but they wished they could have done a bit more in their earlier stages to share with their friends at reunions.

Her fifth stage: Now with the children out of the house loneliness begins to settle; the end of her reproductive ability kicks in and menopause comes into play.

Her sixth stage may bring unexpected widowhood. The house and all the belongings that her and her husband cherished will be dealt amongst the children or maybe get dumped and then she might move in with one of the children until they cannot handle her once more childish ways.

The seventh stage comes in the possibility of going into an old age home where she will spend the remainder of her last years. Complaining, laughing and crying with her companions of the lives they once enjoyed before becoming a prisoner of loneliness.

When one considers the seven stages of the woman it becomes clear how important it is to have some sort of bond with your children in bringing them up with an education and confidence; a knowledge and experience so they can partake in community structures as they grow older.

Education today is just as important for women as it is for men; she must be-able to use her knowledge and skills to develop her confidence in equipping herself for the latter years of old age. Gone are the days when women’s prime functions in marriage were to stay home; where education was not a requirement because the husband was the sole bread winner.

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author avatar Sherri Granato
10th Dec 2014 (#)

Interesting and insightful. I have never really felt loneliness, but I am constantly surrounded by my spouse, kids and grandkids. I married my best friend when we were both 21. It has been a wonderful journey filled with life lessons, progressing in age together and both happy and sad moments. As for the mirror, I didn't start looking for wrinkles until I hit forty. Luckily, I am a fan of moisturizing daily.

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author avatar Michael
10th Dec 2014 (#)

Thanks Sherri
I have been married now 45 years and still going strong. I think it all comes about in how one handles life. As i see it there are many single mothers out there that haven't got an income and i talk about young ladies. It comes down to us to teach and bring our children up with an education and understanding so they can be independent.
Haha. The moisturizing stuff i haven't tried.

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author avatar Utah Jay
16th Jan 2015 (#)

I know what you mean...Life is hard and then you die a miserable death only to find blackness. It all seems so very sad.

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author avatar Michael C Parker
20th Jan 2015 (#)

Thank you Utah. There is one thing for certain: "we are all going to die" but while we still have life we can enjoy each and every moment of that time to achieve what we are meant to achieve and helping others in their quest for independence and happiness.

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author avatar SaigonDeManila
19th Jan 2015 (#)

Intropectively i think their's another stage either between 6 and seven or after's the interesting "years" to promote feminity, independence, and authority before the stage of humility and tranquilty (spirituality) to embrace their own mortallity. I care give and served 3 generations of matriachs in my family and see these as a pattern. Of course our Asian heritage had to be considered that may differ in another cultural orientation albeit education of women.

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author avatar Michael C Parker
20th Jan 2015 (#)

Thanks Saigon. Interesting point

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