Admittedly, upon seeing it I felt a small tinge of embarrassment at my own car; slightly older than her new shiny model. I experienced an old, gnawing regret of getting rid of my Luxury SUV as part of my “right sizing project” -an effort to become a full time business owner.
In a drive towards a 50/50 society where women fight to rise out of the ashes of the oppressed sex roles of the past, we have traded in our innate qualities of intuition, sensuality, and seduction, to adopt the more masculine attributes of left brain thinking, competition, and determination.
I hid behind the script and created an entirely different persona that appeared happy and full of life. I deflected and projected and for years and functioned remarkably well in this trance-like way. What no one knew is that I felt dead inside and because of this I attracted dead relationships that further depleted me and contributed to the separation I felt from myself, including my body and from others.