I would go for a second opinion elsewhere if you can? or a shoe/foot specialist who doesn't work for a running shop. I've always been put in stability shoes, and at a particular point when they changed versions I didn't get on with the new version, and basically had to bully the person in the shop to let me try others... i have a feeling that the fact I wanted to switch from the trainers that were £140 a pair to £90 a pair might have played a factor. Be aware that some brands don't consider that women in general weigh less than men, so even though they may need stability in the shoes, the materials can do with being a little less solid. [Incidentally I tried both pairs infront of a non=shoe shop foot specialist and she agreed with me that i ran much better in the cheaper ones that had less structure around them]
have u tried the wet foot test, to double check whether u need stability vs neutral?
I would try another specialist running store who can do a proper gait analysis, and I do think it is best to try and buy a shoe which is built on a women's last, because our biomechanics are different from male runners. However, sometimes a new type of shoe does feel weird at first and can take quite some getting used to, so if your gait analysis suggests you should be wearing a shoe with a bit more structure I would go with it but remember there are plenty of shoes to choose from, and they all offer varying levels of support.
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