“Encouragement is the oxygen of the soul.”
How do you deal with the discouragements of waiting? I have not forgotten what it was like to be single, neither have I forgotten what it was like to be thirty-something and single… and I never will. It was a hilarious and sometimes tortuous time. Thinking of those times is a reminder to me that there are a lot of thoughtless comments and actions that single people are sometimes forced to endure. But I have discovered a weapon that answers even the most callous and inconsiderate of comments. Comments such as: “Aren’t you seeing anyone?” or “Aren’t you married yet?” or “Don’t you have any kids?” or “What’s the matter: don’t you like men/women?”
I recall all kinds of pressures from well-meaning (and some not so well-meaning) folks with regard to my state of affairs. Even after I was married, some of the same folks tried […]
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