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Empowering Support for Everyday Happiness.

Who Is Pulling Your Strings?

Avril Allen

Who is Pulling Your Strings

Many women are talented carers and nurturers it is true. But not all of us. The rest of us feel we have been put in that role and are not particularly suited to it.

We may be movers and shakers in the making, good business women, catalysts for change in politics, creative writers or visual artists. We struggle to develop our potential and fulfilment beyond the mother and housewifely roles.

Too often, as women, we downplay our skills and gifts or defer to a man, even when his results don’t live up to his confident air. Men tend to overestimate, women to underestimate what they are capable of. These strings of doubt can be played upon to keep us bound up in lack of confidence.

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