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Looking for pistol options for my wife...

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We are on a quest to find her a pistol that she actually enjoys shooting and shoots well. 9mm or 380. 9mm hopefully just because we won't have to start stocking up on 380. (Have plenty of 9mm)

She loves her TX22 & my PPK/S 22LR so maybe a G3? She wants to handle a Ruger Security 380, but no local shops have had one yet.

She had a Shield EZ 9mm, G44 and G43X, but none worked out so they got sold.

I'm thinking we need something with a 5" ish barrel, but not heavy. Muscle challenges with her hands prevent her from shooting my 1911 or even TP9 SFx for more than a few rounds due to the weight of the pistols. :( She also has challenges racking most slides.

Are there are legit contenders in this space?
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My Wife is 70+.
Her EDC is a Sig P238. It is a .380.
The Sig P938 is a 9mm and a little to snappy.

Other guns she owns and has no problem racking the slide are

Springfield RO compact
WC XTac compact 9mm
NH LadyHawk commander 9mm
Dan Wesson Guardian 9mm
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I'll add this.
Once she found one she could operate, she was all in.
It started from the P238.
Then the RO Compact, Guardian ect.
Got expensive in a hurry.
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