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Miss Independent: Can You Be Healthy, Strong and Dependent? – 047

What does it mean to be an independent woman? Is this description only for the single, carefree women with no man or children in tow? Or does every woman need to master self-sufficiency in all our relationships? Whether we are a girlfriend, wife, or mother, it’s essential to be able to stand on our own as well as mastering healthy dependence. In this episode, Darlene and Julie reflect on culture’s definition of Miss Independent and The Grit and Grace Project’s take on being healthy, strong and dependent enough to be genuinely independent. We’re convinced we can balance it all with grit and grace.

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Quote of the episode:

“The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.” Coco Chanel

Julie mentions therapy, check out Is it Time for Counseling? A Therapist Helps You Decide (with Dr. Zoe Shaw) – 004 with Dr. Zoe to decide if it’s time to seek professional help, and also check out this episode where she helps us determine if it’s time to leave an unhealthy relationship: When to leave an Unhealthy Relationship with Your Man – with Dr. Zoe Shaw – 024.

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This Grit and Grace Life hosts, Darlene Brock and Julie Graham cross generational lines and draw from life experience to discuss all things life—from the boardroom to the bedroom, car-lines to college, being single, married or single again. Combining the two traits found in all women, grit and grace, they laugh, share insights and explore the road taken to find strength every day.

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