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Does Anyone Still Check Off the Single Box?
You feel like you're the only one— but it's time
to embrace it and live to the fullest!
When your first girlfriend shared the engagement news,
you were thrilled!
After all, you have been talking about “the one” since
you opened the “Ken & Barbie” birthday
gift at age 4!
This first wedding was a completely new experience for
the “girls” in your group, as you transitioned
into the exciting world of… adulthood. There was
hope that marriage could be right around the corner!
Well… you’ve now peaked around a gazillion
corners and… nothing. Your Ken is nowhere to be
And to top it off, the last of your girlfriends just
tied the knot. You now feel alone (except for occasional
visits with your good friends Ben & Jerry).
All your married friends remind you to “savor
the single years”, “enjoy the freedom while
you can” etc. etc. And at times you live with gusto
and believe it wholeheartedly.
It’s just those “other times” that
drive you nuts! (Which at the moment, seem to be 99.99%
of the time)!
Just recently you visited your favorite restaurant and
began to fill out the survey about your experience while
there. You started out with enthusiasm until you reached
You know what I mean. The Single or Married box.
You hesitate, sigh… and check off the appropriate
Well ladies, from now on, there is no more “sighing” allowed.
It’s time to embrace our singleness and live life
to the fullest. Pursue your own dreams and goals—and
THEN the right man will come alongside at the perfect
time! Let’s not waste time “waiting” for
him to arrive while we have the potential to accomplish
Just think of the possibilities. We can move to another
city (or country) for a job, if we please. We can start
a business that requires 22 hours per day. We don’t
have to ask anyone if it’s ok to buy a new piece
of jewelry with “our” money. We can go out
with our girlfriends on a whim without consulting our
While we don’t deny that there are many beautiful
things about marriage and relationships—we must
not compromise who we are just because it’s not
our time… yet!
P.S. If you still face depression while checking off
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