About a year ago, a guy I often see while walking my dog said to me, somewhat apologetically, that he thinks "women who've never been married are kinda sad" . I chuckled...until I realized he was serious. He's going through a divorce so I decided to cut him some slack. I merely asked him if he knew any sad married people (other than himself and his soon-to-be ex-wife).
But that was last year, and I was starting to assume that people were beginning to show some progress in this area. But I was wrong. My new doctor --who is younger than I am and should know better-- spent too much time "counseling" me that I need to get married so I can have a family to share my life with. I patiently explained to him that I already have a family that I share my life with. What are my brother, sister, sister-in-law, nieces, nephews, and cousins if they're not my family? Continue reading: http://eleanorewells.com/spinsters-we-love/