What Makes A Strong Woman?

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The post goes something like I am divorced, and I am strong. As much as I want to like that post I stop because I’ve been married for 32 years and feel unworthy to put my two cents in with the divorced women’s group. They are strong. I don’t doubt it for a moment. I don’t doubt that it takes resilience, fortitude, emotional intelligence, inner strength, physical aptitude, and a host of characteristics to leave a relationship and start your…




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Marcy Pedersen, MBA

Marcy Pedersen, MBA

Writer, analyst, life-long learner, and obsessed about improving life and work processes. Connect at marcypedersen@icloud.com

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