Ep. 101: Get Off the Achievement Bandwagon and Become Who You Were Meant to Be: Nancy Paradis

Suzanne talks with Nancy Paradis, wife of Andre Paradis (a relationship coach who’s been on this program multiple times) to discuss how the messages sent to young women today are untenable, unrealistic, and at odds with what most women want.


4:15  Nancy describes her history, her career in ballet and her move to LA

8:00  Nancy tells the story of how she and Andre met at a dance class

12:00  Nancy and Suzanne discuss the change that occurs when you have a family

14:20  Are you a “woman with a career” or a “career woman”?

19:00  Nancy talks about her job as a teacher/professor

23:00  The priority shift that occurs in women between the ages of 20 and 30

25:00  Nancy talks about being ridiculed in LA for being supportive of her husband, taking a step back in her career by other women

31:00  What’s happening with Gen Z when it comes to understanding sex differences, what they’re being taught by the culture and in school

35:40  How knowing the information is not enough; you need to practice and have the tools

Suzanne Venker

Suzanne is an author, a coach, and a podcast host committed to helping women let go of cultural beliefs that undermine their happiness in life and in love.