Thanks For Waiting: The Joy and Weirdness of Being A Late Bloomer
A Discussion With Best-Selling Author and Podcaster, Doree Shafrir
Wednesday, October 6, at 7:30 p.m., via Zoom
Chai Circle members are free, but must register
Sometimes our path in life diverges from the expectations of what others believe it should be. Thanks For Waiting is about how achieving the milestones you thought were so important don’t always happen on the timeline you imagine. Whether you are a late bloomer, “reblooming,” 30 or 70 years old, Doree will talk with all of us about the importance of self-confidence, female friendships and the power of loving your current self, where you are, right now!
“In a society where women are told to arrange their lives on a certain time line, Doree Shafrir’s memoir is a welcome reality check. Thanks for Waiting is an honest look at the ups and downs of creating the life you really want and a must-read for anyone wondering, Am I doing this right? An empowering, deeply relatable, deeply resonant look at being in charge of your own fate.”—Kayleen Schaefer, author of Text Me When You Get Home and But You’re Still So Young
“This book is a hug for every single person who has ever felt like they were falling behind; a beautiful reminder that you’re right on time, wherever you are, and that the wait isn’t your life being delayed . . . it is your life!”—Nora McInerny, author of No Happy Endings and It’s Okay to Laugh
“Armed with brutal honesty and a great sense of humor about her own moments of self-deception, Shafrir’s story offers a gentle reminder that it’s never too late to pursue the life you want, boldly and unapologetically.”—Heather Havrilesky, “Ask Polly” columnist and author of What If This Were Enough?
Registration includes an autographed copy of Thanks For Waiting. Books are available for pickup at the NCJW/Essex office.
A Zoom link will be emailed to you the week of the event.