“The French are true romantics. They feel the only difference between a man of forty and one of seventy is thirty years of experience.” – Maurice Chevalier
While Mr. Chevalier may or may not be accurate in his assessment of female differences in a thirty-year span, it is nonetheless thought-provoking. It is an inevitable fact that time brings about experience. When we’re born, we see the light for the first time; when we first begin learning, our minds begin evolving; when we arrive at mid-life, we begin to appreciate its finite nature…and on, and on.
Are there some things that every woman “should” experience by age 40?
Of course, this is a highly subjective proposition.
However, we – at times, tongue-in-cheek – say that this milestone brings about, at the least, a common set of experiences shared by woman that reach age 40.
Here, we take a look at 40 things every woman “should” or may have experienced after four decades of life on this planet.
WITHOUT FURTHER DELAY, 40 THINGS EVERY WOMAN “SHOULD HAVE” BY AGE 40: