Is Being Single the New "In" Thing?
There was a time when a woman over, say 35, who was still single was thought of as “less than”…not quite up to par with her better off sisters who had managed to snag a husband…like they’re supposed to. Something had to be wrong with her, right, because why isn’t she married? This, actually, wasn’t too long ago. Two years ago, when I first started writing my book --The Spinsterlicious Life: 20 Life Lessons for Living Happily Single and Childfree-- I got many puzzled looks from lots of people.
But not anymore. Something happened. The world woke up to something that many of us already know. Being single, free, and unencumbered can be quite good. Women everywhere are learning that there’s real appeal to being single and having the ability to live the way you want, spend your time and money the way you want, and to just be.
Yep. Being single just might be in! Many women are celebrating their ability to date who they want and then send him home. He doesn’t have to “put a ring on it”. Being married is no longer the only desirable life path for a woman. It’s still a good one, but just not the only one.
I’m not making this up. There are statistics that back me up: Continue reading: http://eleanorewells.com/is-being-single-in/