CEO of a successful start-up, with your young-adult novel trilogy being turned into movies by your 35th birthday? It's great to, well, lean in—but many thirty-something women will admit that time seems to rapidly accelerate when in your 30s.
With a few mindset changes, it's possible to have it all (even if it's not all at once)—but this starts with tweaking your approach to dating and relationships.
"You have to decide how much time you can give to each of your priorities, and how much of you want to give to each priority," says Carpenter.
"As professional opportunities start to arise, you'll have to make decisions.
You may be more interpersonal (the ability to relate well to others) than logical or mathematical or more visual than verbal. ” From there, you will have increased awareness of the abilities or skills you might have looked over.
Viewing yourself as intelligent is the pathway to expand your knowledge and abilities. Impress him with your unique “smarts” by suggesting dates that show off your natural strengths and breed inner confidence.