Yes, its that stage of life that we all dread and want to put off at the very least but let’s face it. Its one of those universal things that transcends sex, race and gender. Yes, incase you didn’t catch on, even men face go through it. The important thing to remember is that being equipped for this is the best possible way of dealing with this phase of your life, researching about it has certainly become easier and more private with the internet and dispelling any old wives tales is an important part of the process. As this usually occurs when a woman enters her late forties or early fifties when one’s appearance is beginning to head downhill, it’s a very emotionally trying time in one’s life. Acceptance, family and spousal support and finding an appreciation for other things in life are pivotal to this. Nonetheless, some of the challenges that women face is discussed below.