Adolesence

Olympic gold medalist and World Cup winning US soccer star Alex Morgan discusses why she's teamed up with Always to back the #LikeAGirl campaign.
When we resist what our children feel, we reject them. They learn their emotions are bad, they repress them and then reject themselves.
With huge numbers of women currently facing menopause, you would think there would be more clarity about it all. But confusion and fear continue to fuel women's concerns. We have come so far in so many ways; isn't it time to be upfront and open about this phase of life?
Some of you may not remember when menstruation was called "the curse." But it wasn't that long ago when it was considered a taboo topic, worthy of shame and embarrassment. Isn't it time to shift cultural attitudes about the second major transition in a woman's life?
I feel ever more aware of her girlhood and looming adolescence, and of all the things I want her to know...
The next time you think to yourself --"those teenagers" -- try to think of the teens in the above stories and feel pride in what teens are capable of.