Single Women Have Something to Say
One of the consequences of being single when everyone else is married with kids is that you tend to be invisible.
Or others only interact with you for a moment since you don’t have anything to bring to a conversation topic that’s aimed at people who are married.
Also, your accomplishments often go unnoticed because you’re single and childless. For single women, It’s when they get engaged, married, pregnant, and give birth that they can join the “club” and be celebrated.
Single Women Have Something to Say.
Life doesn’t revolve around being married and having children. There’s more to your life than finding and having a partner and starting a family.
I don’t say that because I’ve been single all my life and have yet to be in a relationship, so I’m bitter. I say this because we may be single, but that doesn’t mean we want to be left out.
I know firsthand how difficult it is trying to participate in conversations with my siblings when we’re altogether since they’re all married and have kids.
The conversation usually falls into the married life category. (Because they’re married).
Also, being single doesn’t mean we’re unable to contribute. There are many conversations we can have with others.
Although some of our topics might be geared more toward single adults (also because we’re single), it still allows both singles and non-singles to join the conversation.
There’s Nothing Wrong with Being Over 30 And Single.
We live in a society that shames people for being over 30 and still single, especially women. They act like something must be wrong with you since you’re 30-something and not married.
In one of the episodes in the fourth season of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, the plot was about a father hiring Midge’s mother as a matchmaker to find husbands for his two unwed daughters who are over 30.
They also made sure to write in the script how devastated the mother was about having unmarried daughters in…