I find it a bit disconcerting that some people think just because a person is single and not married that there must be something wrong with them, or something wrong with their life.
Well, I’ve got news for folks that think that: I’m not married, never have been, and I’m awesome. I live a wonderful happy fulfilled life, thank you very much.
I can get dates. I can probably get a husband, but I make choices and I just have yet to choose the right guy for me. That’s it. Nothing more.
Do I want to be married, settle down, build a life with someone. Yes, I do. But, I’m not going to marry any ole dude. I’m not going to chase men. I’m not going to settle for someone just for the sake of telling people I don’t live alone.
I am not lonely. I am not sad. I am not desperate.
I own my own home. I have two adorable sweet cats and a big awesome loving dog. I have the best family and the most wonderful friends I could ever ask for. I have a great job along with my own business. And, I smile and laugh on a daily basis.
Would I like to share all those things with someone? Absolutely. But, not just any someone.
I am a strong, stable, confident, capable, independent woman. I’m proud of myself and who I have become.
I don’t *need* to be in a relationship. I *want* to be.
And, I will. Someday. When my life and his life collide. And, it will be great.
I may have come off angry. I’m not angry, but it is a frustrating stereotype we single people have. Women and men. I can’t speak for men, but it seems to me their stereotype is a little different. Guys, please weigh in if you like.
I implore folks to please not judge the single. We are also our own culture and we’d like not to have a stigma.
Also interesting: 11 Signs You’re So Independent You Scare People Away (And Why It’s Alright)
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