Do you ever feel like you are the only single person at thirty? Everyone is getting married and posing with their kids on myspace and facebook, buying houses, and having transitioned beyond apartment living. Maybe I am a little bohemian and just prefer my simple life, but all I need is a cute little apartment and I do not need a big house. I never want to have children, and marriage is probably not something that will happen for me. If it does marriage must be on my terms because this is my precious life we are talking about. I shall continue to write, sleep, draw, and eat when I like, and I do not want to alter my schedule because of a man.
In the past I feel people who are coupled look down upon us single folks. What if we actually like being single? Did they ever consider this. I actually feel blessed I will never wake up the shrill cry of a baby or have to discipline my children while walking through a department store. Sometimes it is painful to hear parents’ constantly having to correct their children in public, and some just have given up and allow their children to completely misbehave. This is entirely their business, but there are some positives for people in this world who just do not want to have kids. We feel nothing is lacking if we are not married to one man, or have several children.
Single women can flirt with several men and never have to go home with them. Not that I make a practice of flirting, but I sort of enjoy the freedom of being my own free agent. It is a very heady feeling.