one thing a woman could anticipate about turning 40? In the past 40 years of
their life, a lot has happened which makes them feel better about themselves.
In an article in U.S (2018), a research
revealed that older women possess higher self esteem and has a more comfortable
relationship with their partner. Furthermore, it also stated that during those
years, women attained their sexual peak and has enjoyable intercourse. On the
other hand in Asia, Katana (2014),conform to the notion that life begins at 40.
According to her, many people are already stabilize in their careers, education
and family during that time. As well as they are settled financially as they
have less expenditures because their children already establishing their own
lives separated from them. Meanwhile, Vuleta (2014) said that now is the time
for middle ages to take their past and use it to sustain the success life yet
to come. He also stated several advantages of being 40 and above which
involves, having the opportunity to decide for their own. Another is being
resilient wherein they already know how to stand up after fall and nothing is
the end of their world. Since they are already financially capable, they can now afford to buy a house and has
the opportunity to go wherever they want. Having a healthy bank balance would
allow them to revisit their old want list. With regards to their relationship with other
people especially to their husband or wife, they become more mature when it
comes having fight or arguments because they already have low to zero tolerance
to drama. They also have a well-established friendship that despite of their
busy schedules, they are still intact. Being jealous with others is also
minimized because they’ve learned to be happy for other people’s success.
Furthermore, people tend to value their opinion and care to what they say. They
could also now assert what they want because of their confidence and courage to
get real for their wants in life. Also, valuable things is less important
because experience or enjoyment is what matters now. Being 40 involves taking
care of their body and with regards to their physical appearance, others say
that they look more beautiful compared when they are in 20’s. Because for them,
there is beauty in living a full life as well as seeing themselves as more kind
and feels at home in their body. Moreover, they have unique style of dressing
since they already know what makes them feel good and how they feel.