I’d Like to Normalize Throwing Ourselves “Midlife Showers”

We’re just going to be registering at Costco, Amazon, and the spa.

Vanessa Torre
5 min readMar 8, 2023

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Photo by Kelsey Chance via Unsplash

As I have solidly entered middle age, I find it mind-boggling how much I was celebrated in my youth for things that really required no effort whatsoever but for which people fawned all over me.

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Vanessa Torre

Top 10 feminist writer. Writing, coaching, and relentlessly hyping women in midilfe. linktr.ee/Vanessaltorre Email: vanessa@vanessatorre.com