What is Patriarchy Stress Disorder?
Despite checking off the boxes of worldly accomplishments, most high-achieving women are secretly dissatisfied. They feel stuck in lives that look perfect on the outside, yet on the inside, they’re unfulfilled, plagued by the nagging feeling that there’s got to be more.
These are symptoms of Patriarchy Stress Disorder.
They feel guilty and ungrateful for feeling trapped in lives that are so good. They disown their pain or numb it with excessive work, eating, drinking, shopping, social media, or exercising. They search for solutions in books, meditation, yoga, therapy, medication, and workshops, but something is still missing.
In her new book, Patriarchy Stress Disorder, Dr. Valerie Rein, talks about what women really need to do to change the metrics of feminine success and how to heal from generations of being discounted and being told to sit down and be quiet – or worse…
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