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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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Handled a Ruger Security-380 today, and I’m a big fan. Slide is as easy to rack as a .22, 10/15 round capacity, good sights, good trigger, I’ll definitely be picking one up for my lady.
She's not wanting a carry pistol...
I'd defintely look at the Ruger Security-380. Is about the size of a glock 19 with the 15 round mag, super easy to rack slide, etc. I will be picking one up for my lady, and to use as a training pistol for new shooters. Street price is $300+/-. but I have seen them as low as $260.
I would echo the Staccato C. My wife has a hard time racking pistols and she loves this pistol. I’m also going to get her a Ruger Security .380. Lots of rave reviews about how easy it is to rack.
I held a Security-380 this weekend, and the slide rack as easy (or easier) than a 22. I am now on the hunt for one that isn't over priced.
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