“I think that women for too long allowed other people define what their happiness and reasonable role should be,” said the host of the Judge Judy show.
Scheindlen took a page from her popular website, WhatWouldJudySay.com, to create her new book, ‘What Would Judy Say? Be The Hero Of Your Own Story.’
“In this book I want to have an honest conversation about what it really takes to get what you deserve out of life: how to define your worth and stick to it; how to find the courage to take risks–and how to build your backup plan; how to ignore the chattering classes and create your own destiny,” said Scheindlen.
The book, which is free, is downloadable on electronic devices at WhatWouldJudySay.com.
“If you have a forty year old unmarried daughter you go ugh, but if you have a 40 year old son who is dating around, you go, he’s having a good time,” said Scheindlen.
Her message to women is create a whole you before you let someone else define what you are. Start by establishing a way to earn a living and develop interests in music, art, dance, theater, etc.
“Women are so desperate to stay in a relationship to be defined,” said Scheindlen.
The wife, mother and grandmother is currently in the 19th season of her hit TV courtroom show on FOX.
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