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I realized that women 50 and over kinda have a new lease on life and view things so differently. You could say we matured a bit. This is just a fun article on 50 things women love about being 50 and over. I hope you like it. Please share in the comments down below if I missed something! I remember when I became a 50-year-old woman, I thought my life was over. Haha! Nothing could be further from the truth. Without further ado …

50 things women love about being 50 (and even 60)

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1 We seriously don’t give a crap about basically anything anymore.

2 We wear what we want, and we don’t care if you like it or not (see #1).

3 Young men are attracted to us-super flattering by the way.

4 We’ve retired or close to retiring-buh bye to 9–5 and that bee-otch in office #4.

5 Our kids are grown and gone-love you see you bye!

6 Many of us have cute grandbabies to spoil rotten and then return to their parents.

7 Happily divorced.

8 Newly single and loving it.

9 No makeup – we’re beautiful on the inside and don’t need all that crap on our faces anymore.

10 We have boundaries now and know how to say NO and mean it.

11 Every day is Saturday.

12 We can stay in our jammies all day if we want.

13 We can run around the house naked every day if we want.

14 We know how to use a bullet – if you know, you know.

15 We don’t settle for crappy wine or men anymore.

16 Road trips don’t have to be planned-just get in the car and go!

17 We don’t have to ‘save up’ for a new cell phone.

18 Hello, senior discounts in some stores-heck ya.

19 Pensions.

20 Going out for meals alone whenever the heck we feel like it.

21 Meeting friends for fun whenever, wherever.

22 Saying yes because and want to, not because we have to.

23 Getting rid of ‘stuff’ we hoarded all our lives – hello minimalism.

24 Booking a flight and going on holidays whenever we feel like it.

25 We don’t stress over little things anymore.

26 We love who we are, exactly the way we are.

27 We don’t need to impress anyone anymore.

28 We aren’t people pleasers anymore.

29 We’re not doormats anymore.

30 We’re no one’s ‘slave’ anymore.

31 We can go to school and learn because we want to, not because we have to.

32 We can tell more people to ‘eff off’ and mean it.

33 We can eat breakfast for dinner or just have a bag of chips and pop!

34 We can volunteer as much as we want.

35 We can do more things that bring us joy.

36 We don’t need anyone’s approval or permission to do things.

37 We’re wiser.

38 We’re still young and have lots of life left in us to do more fun things, alone if we want to.

39 Our friends totally get us, love us, and appreciate us

40 We can get away with a lot of silly things because we’re ‘older’ — “oh officer no I didn’t see that sign!”

41 We flick fear and push the limits knowing that there’s always gonna be a safety net.

42 We embrace change and love a challenge and adventure.

43 We have a poop ton of freedom.

44 We play by our own rules now.

45 We’re picky about men because we can be (see #15).

46 We aren’t afraid of being vulnerable or transparent.

47 No periods (halle-friggin’-lujah).

48 No more responsibilities — hehe.

49 We don’t have to compete with other women — we lift each other up now.

50 We are drama-free, gossip-free, judgment-free — just free, really.

Ok, this list may apply to all

I get that some of these things women love could possibly apply to women of all ages, but…well, this is my list. See #1 again if you have to 😂

I may have missed some things and some things may not apply to you. What did I miss on this list?

Author: Iva Ursano

Title: Writer

Expertise: Anti-Aging, Mental Health

Iva is a 60-something woman, originally from Northern Ontario, Canada, who now resides in sunny Guatemala. She helps women over 50 love the skin they're in and empowers them to live their best lives ever. When she's not blogging, she's out on her scooter feeding and rescuing street dogs.  

You can also check out her amazing eStore here. It is full of powerful self-help eBooks, personal development courses, and so much more—ALL at affordable prices!

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