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Does anyone else feel like they’re getting left behind in life?


by Victoria Stokes
01st Jan 2023

"I feel like I am getting left behind in life" Rachel Green, Friends said it too.

The roadmap of women's lives are still expected to take the same paths - career, kids and all the rest. If you veer off the tracks, you can be made to feel like some sort of oddball.

“Everyone I know is either getting married or getting pregnant or getting promoted, and I’m getting coffee! And it’s not even for me!” Rachel Green may have uttered these iconic words over two decades ago on the first season of Friends but for many of us, the feeling of falling behind our friends is one that hasn’t abated. As women, there is an unrelenting pressure to do things before a certain age – and if...

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