There are a variety of causes for fine hair and hair loss ranging from medical conditions to genetics to lifestyle. Instead of dwelling in a cloud of negativity and dreading your next conversation or social outing, the best thing to do is to be prepared for such conversations.
They say the key to raising a strong, resilient child is to share your experiences with them -- good, bad, and ugly -- and by doing so, show them how you can make it through. I'm glad I shared this with my daughter and didn't try to hide it.
It's very disheartening to realize that the great mass of hair you once had has now taken a grand bow. Why are more women now experiencing the plight of hair loss when many thought this problem only afflicted men?