Saturday 22 July 2017

The sisterhood don't like the truth - women can't have it all

Let's face it, children suffer when ambitious mothers chase success in their careers, writes Niamh Horan

Niamh Horan: 'It doesn't take much to rile the perpetually outraged' Photo: Gerry Mooney
Niamh Horan: 'It doesn't take much to rile the perpetually outraged' Photo: Gerry Mooney
Niamh Horan

Niamh Horan

Life is all about choices. We have only a short time here so the most important question is how to make the most of it. There is only one trip on this merry-go-round so the sagacious advice is to find what you love, and then do it.

People who know the joy of self-actualisation live life on their own terms. They don't feel the weight of social expectations and stereotypes.

It's particularly valuable for women coming into their 30s as the pressure to marry and have children piles on.

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