This is fast becoming a really irritating pattern.
Everytime I move to another place, somebody would eventually throw a knowing look at me and say, “Wow...who knows, you might meet your
And now that I am planning another move, well, surprise surprise, the question pops up again. Sigh.
Hope springs eternal in the bosoms of those who want to marry me off.
The thing is, marriage is good and I’m honest enough to myself to admit that it is not exactly the farthest thing in my mind—but neither is it the foremost.
My life’s been really good. I get to do so many things that I would never have been able to do, had I remembered to get married in my 20’s. Those of my married friends who want to marry me off actually see this, and know this. Yet it seems like unless a single girl settles down, she is still looked upon as a somewhat incomplete and unfulfilled individual. I feel sorry that people feel that way—and sorrier for those singletons who actually believe this to be true.
So to my friends, I know you mean well, but the fact is I AM well—and if the right person does come along, hurray to that—but if not, I still have cause to celebrate life and all the amazing things that God has deigned to bless me with.