Ugh, ageism. And it seems to be happening at younger ages. I’m one of those people who is always asked how old she is and know matter my age, I’m given a strange look. It doesn’t matter my job, it is implied I’m “too old” for it.
My school had a principal who came to me before he made any big changes in how we operated to ask why we did it that way. Having been at the school since before the doors opened, having been in the district for a decade before that, having been on the union contract bargaining team for years, I usually knew, and after… Read more
Thank you for this. At times it feels like you are caught between a rock and a hard place especially if you are single and in your 40s. Not only is the marketing “to get the youth back” but also it seems like if your single it is basically to late. (unless you spend all this money on schemes and ways to get a man) I… Read more
You are beautiful and wear 49 so well.
*when Momma spoke, without ever raising her voice, everyone listened
Ageism is a perfectly valid corporate method to push out those that have learned to speak up for themselves. Can’t be having workers thinking that having a spine can go unpunished, it would make our investors sue the executive team!
I know whenever I’m recording an emotional video about how everyone hates me and is trying to poison me or otherwise fuck with my food because of my chosen profession I first have to mention how I have to pay in advance via a mobile app because if I don’t, all those people who hate will *checks notes* try to pay for… Read more
She would have been ok with the poisoning if they just had it ready in time.
“I don’t know what’s going on with people
nowadays since the founding of this country,” she continues, “but please, just give us a break. Please just give us a break. I don’t know how much more I can take, cause I’ve been in this for 15 400 years and I’ve never, ever had such anxiety about waiting fighting for … Read more