‘What’s Wrong With Me?’: 101 Things Midlife Women Need to Know: Unabridged edition

By Lorraine Candy, Read by Lorraine Candy

‘This comforting memoir will help us all feel less alone as we navigate the emotional turmoil of midlife’ Davina McCall, author of Menopausing

From the bestselling author of ‘Mum, What’s Wrong With You?’ comes a witty, compelling, honest and reassuring guide to living a magnificent midlife.

If I was removed from the hurly burly of these overwhelming days, I would be able to patiently and logically think it all through. To untangle this conundrum. I would be able to find the thing I had lost. Probably the most important thing I owned. My identity.

Tackling everything from empty nest, career reinvention, sex, marriage, brain fog, burnout, perimenopause and menopause this laugh out loud memoir is a pathfinder for women whose messy midlife rage caught them by surprise. With advice from experts, celebrities and personal stories, the book will help women feel less alone as they embrace this liberating and transformational new stage of life.

Format: Audio-Book
Release Date: 25 May 2023
Pages: None
ISBN: 978-0-00-853012-9
Detailed Edition: Unabridged edition
Lorraine Candy is a mother of four and an award-winning journalist with over a decade of experience writing about parenting in national newspapers and magazines. She is also the co-host of the chart-topping lifestyle podcast Postcards from Midlife, which features the stories of spirited midlife women and tackles parenting adolescents. Formerly the editor-in-chief of Sunday Times Style, ELLE and Cosmopolitan, she is now focusing full-time on writing.

”'This comforting memoir will help us all feel less alone as we navigate the emotional turmoil of midlife. It's full of advice and stories to support everyone who needs a bit of reassurance that it really is all going to be ok and the best is yet to come… coz it really is” - Davina McCall, author of Menopausing

”'At last, a book that we can all relate to in so many different ways! Lorraine uses her vast experience, both personally and professionally, to educate, reassure and guide us to have the most positive and healthy midlife” - Dr Louise Newson, author of Menopause

”'Read Lorraine's words, take comfort in them and then equip yourself with the advice she has gathered. Use it to navigate your way through your midlife years. The power of sharing our feelings and experiences and supporting one another cannot be underestimated and that’s what this book does. There’s magic within these pages” - Jo Whiley

”'Few books tackle both the physical and emotional elements of women's midlife experience but this one does with warmth, wit and seriously helpful advice. It's a practical and gentle nudge for women towards a happier, healthier and more uplifting midlife experience” - Julia Samuel MBE

”'This book is hilarious, honest and brilliantly relatable, it reads like a warm hug from a best friend who will hold your hand and support you despite all your foibles. Thank you for making me feel I am not alone in the confusing muddle and malaise of midlife. This book is hilarious, honest and brilliantly relatable” - Louise Minchin, author of Fearless