As a woman, have you ever been a victim of single-shaming, when people have acted horrified about the fact that you are not married yet? In a culture that places disproportionate value on one’s relationship status, it is no wonder so many singles struggle with self-worth.
The myth of happily ever after, along with the dictum that every woman should be married by a certain age, has been embedded within our collective narrative for ages.
That you are a “plus one” if coupled, but a “minus one” if not, does not quite add up. As a therapist, one of the things I find most perplexing is how so many smart, successful, and confident women have cemented within them the belief that if they have not found “the one,” then there must be something wrongRead more on themindsjournal.com