Last week, Esquire published a controversial article on how 42 year-old women are hotter than ever. To author Tom Junod (and many other men), the piece was a compliment; after all, women should be excited that reach middle age isn’t seen as death to your attractiveness.
However, Rebecca Traister from The New Republic writes a great piece on why this line of thinking is problematic. Check it out here.
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