Tag Archives: #spinster

Friends – Who Needs ‘Em?

I do, for one. Although I’m perfectly content spending time by myself, I really need my friends, who run the gamut from married, divorced, never-married and getting-ready-to-be-married. We go to plays and movies together; talk, talk, talk (gathering opinions, offering advice, … Continue reading

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Beating ourselves up

“I’m mad so many smart, professionally successful, delightful women beat up on themselves because…they aren’t married or haven’t stayed married or haven’t remarried.” Dr. Karen Lewis, a family therapist, told me what I already knew: that many women blame themselves … Continue reading

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A subversive notion

Which begs the question — and one which may be a subversive notion to people who think that being a wife and mother is the highest possible calling for any woman: does marriage prevent some women from fulfilling their destinies? Continue reading

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Old maids and money

“I want to make choices that are healthier for me and if that means that I’m single for the rest of my life, and I don’t have another relationship, so be it. It’s better to be healthy and to feel … Continue reading

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