A Female Turning Point

August 22, 2005

Our cover story on the way women baby boomers are facing the turning point of middle age prompted readers to share their tales of transformation, self-discovery and starting over. Some women argued against waiting until 50 to break loose from life's confines. And some men felt just plain left out

Your article on the midlife transformation of women was wonderful [Aug. 22]. Female baby boomers are pioneers in innovatively facing a new stage of life. Just as teenagers break away from childhood to begin preparing for adulthood, women (and men) in midlife must depart from traditional adulthood...

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