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The Good for You Gathering / March Episode

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The Flourish Market

307 West Martin Street

Raleigh, NC 27601

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If parenting is "the toughest job in the world," what does that say about those of us who aren't making it ours? This month we're coming together to talk truth about finding our purpose when it isn't parenting. What is the work we're called to do? Who are the people we're called to love? And how do we conceive of our role in community when we're something other than a capital-M Mother?

The Good for You Gatherings are for any adult woman—single or coupled, step-parent or foster-parent, infertile or unsure—discerning the good life without children of her own. Whether childless by choice, chance, or calling, we'll share the pains and pleasures of finding our alternative purpose, mine the gifts that are distinctly ours to share, and celebrate the good news of our lives whether we ever partner, parent, or procreate.

(Who is this gathering NOT for? Women who are deeply longing for biological children or grieving their parenting status. Pushing this conversation on them would be a harmful kind of Pollyanna-ism. No ma’am. Not here.)

The gathering will start with a casual time of socializing from 7:00-7:30pm, followed by a facilitated conversation from 7:30 - 9:00pm. Heavy appetizers will be served, along with bubbly water, a signature cocktail, and wine. Please e-mail Erin Lane at heyerinlane@gmail.com with special dietary needs.

This is an evening for women to step into the circle of firelight and let our light shine. To hear and honor the complexity of one another's stories. To leave feeling empowered with truth, poetry, and nerdy SWAG. In other words, it's an invitation to show up in solidarity as our fullest selves.

*If cost is prohibitive, e-mail Erin for a pay-what-you-can rate.

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The Flourish Market

307 West Martin Street

Raleigh, NC 27601

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