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Meeting My Shadow: The Inner Ageist

By Dr. Connie Zweig

A child of the 60’s, I bought into the trope of never trusting anyone over 30. Then over 40. Then over 50….uh-oh….I began to realize as I aged that I was becoming one of them, a member of the group that I rejected — those old people.

I was in denial, banishing “the old woman” into my shadow, and thereby rejecting my own future self.

After all, we are aging in an anti-aging culture. And most Baby Boomers, like me, want to

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