December 10, 2021: "I'm an extrovert trapped in a pandemic!"
We never thought grocery shopping would be the highlight of our social lives.
"It's like I got my fix on Thanksgiving and now I'm back to lonely life locked in my apartment" - a FemCatholic team member
The Most Wonderful Time of the Year?
We say the holidays are the most wonderful time of the year. Is is because of the beautiful weather? Nope.
Is it because Christmas lights are pretty? They are but I mean… come on.
No, the reason the holidays are the most wonderful time of the year is because it is a season of connection! Christmas gatherings, giving to loved ones - this time of year is truly special because it brings people together in the “most wonderful” way.
Women in particular need female friendships to thrive. Both extroverts and introverts.
How are you handling the pandemic? Reply and let us know what's been keeping you sane or bringing you some holiday joy. We'll share in an upcoming newsletter.
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READ: Myanmar nun among BBC’s 100 Women of 2021
Half of BBC’s "100 Women" of the year are of Afghan origin who have been the targets of the Taliban. Among the others is Catholic nun Sister Ann Rose Nu Tawng of Myanmar.
FOLLOW: Jen Fulwiler on Instagram
The standup comic, bestselling author, and mom of six is one of our favorite follows on social media. She keeps us laughing with relatable Reels, memes, and just being herself!
WATCH: Authentic Connection and Emotional Intimacy
If the holiday chaos is taking a toll on your relationship, learn from Catholic marriage counselor Regina Boyd on how to revive the spark of intimacy and connection this winter.