Our Recent Posts

Archive

Tags

Doing things by yourself

Our society prefers people to be part of a couple - two-by-two, just like in Noah's Ark. It is unnerved by singledom, in the female of the species more than the male, even more so when it's an active choice. Singletons find themselves on the receiving end of multiple negative emotions - pity, suspicion and false jollity being just three. What I find even stranger is this discomfort with singledom extends to coupled-up individuals who choose to follow an interest alone. What's wrong with them? Don't they have any friends? You can almost hear the questions whispered. For the first three decades of my adult life, I missed out on many experiences, uncomfortable with being the pitied singleton,

©2020 by Caring Coaching.
Proudly created with Wix.com