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Feeling Invisible

The Age At Which Women Become Permanently Invisible

Joan Gage | Posted 09.09.2014 | Fifty
Joan Gage

I admit that it's plausible for a 48-year-old woman to transform herself at will from an invisible hag into a noticed and admired woman, but when you're 60, or 70 (as I am) you're permanently in the 'invisible' category, unless you're, say, Joan Collins or Jane Fonda.

Women, Do You Feel Invisible? Here's The Antidote

Ellary Eddy | Posted 07.29.2014 | Fifty
Ellary Eddy

As Editor of an online magazine devoted to lifestyle and culture for the hip:) +50 set, I've realized I need to address the widespread issue of older women feeling they've become 'invisible'. As their 'looks fade', older women feel they seem to be fading along with them, right into thin air.

Why I Am No Longer Bound To A 'Barbie' Body Standard

Sue Shanahan | Posted 07.14.2014 | Fifty
Sue Shanahan

Perhaps being ample sized isn't optimal, but I've come to the conclusion that it just may be who I am. I'm in the process of doing an, 'I love myself' experiment.

Why Women Who 'Feel Invisible' After 51 Completely Miss The Point

Ann Brenoff | Posted 05.27.2014 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

A recent study -- by a company that sells herbal products to menopausal women -- found that women start to feel invisible around the age of 51. They no longer feel men notice them when they walk into a room, nor do they see admiring glances coming their way. The result, says this study of 2,000 women, is depression.

Getting Over Feeling Invisible After 50

Emma Nicholson | Posted 02.22.2014 | Fifty
Emma Nicholson

I began to realize I had acquired a cloak of invisibility when it came to men a few years before I turned 50. I was no longer on the receiving end of the prolonged glance, the admiring wink, or, hell, even an acknowledgement I was in the same breathing space as a male of the species.

'There Are Times When I Love My Cloak Of Invisibility'

Margaret Manning | Posted 02.10.2014 | Fifty
Margaret Manning

Women, especially older women, often feel invisible. Like many women, I spoke out in the 1960s. I pushed hard to build a career in a 'man's world' and I started the Sixty and Me community to give women over 60 a voice. But, even though I value my voice and believe that women have every right to be heard, I have to admit, there are times when I love my cloak of invisibility.

Life After 50: Are You Ready To Write Your Future?

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

This is not another one of those articles listing all the ways we can make ourselves look younger. Nor is it one that will help us confront and psychologically "deal with" the natural process of aging.