Okay, we may be sick of that Beyonce song. But single ladies are representing. In response to the article "2 Types of Single Women", loulou writes:
I have recently broken up with my on again off again partner of 7 years. I am 44. I spent the first two weeks crying it out of my system, but now I am into week 6 and I have decided not to give into sadness, depression, feelings of low self worth. I have decided that I want to be happy, whatever that entails, whether it is with someone in the future or alone. I must admit, being single at 44 is kind of scary, but then again, it is not the worst thing that can happen to a person. There are millions of single people in the world, so it's not like I am the only person.
Being single is a chance for me to take stock. Look at who I am, and what I want out of life. It is a chance to get to know me again. It is a chance to work on myself, and become what I envisage my life to be like. So yes, I am tentatively a happy single, and I wake up every morning in my double bed, lying crosswise, and greet the day with expectation. Every day, there is the potential for something wonderful to happen, and I remember all the things that I have to be grateful for.
Not all single people are miserable. Not all taken people are happy. Its important to realize that YOU are responsible for your own happiness. You are a wise woman loulou.