Menopause: The Second Talk

Menopause: The Second Talk

Originally a Guest Post at

One of the most uncomfortable and least anticipated moments in a parent’s life has to be “the talk.”

We’ve all heard of, if not, in fact, experienced “the talk” during our adolescent years. Puberty rolls around, and our parents start becoming uncomfortable, maybe even avoiding eye contact with us. They shift awkwardly in their seats. They pray that we might have already heard “the talk” in our health class, leaving them off the hook. However, ultimately, they knew it was one of the important, necessary yet often unenjoyable parental duties that faced them as we slid hormonally into our teen years.  Things haven’t changed much.

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