“He’s all puppies and rainbows.” “She’s so so nice!” “He’s a reasonable person.” It is getting to be a pattern. When someone is called out for practicing singlism, someone else rushes to their defense, and the argument is something like, “But she’s such a nice person!”
A local paper published an interview of a woman whose online company has become very successful. She runs the company with her husband. Asked if she keeps her private time with her husband private, after spending all day at work with him, she said no. Then she added this:
Over at Living Single, I just posted my vision for creating an all-in-one aggregator website of links to blogs, websites, and resources for people who want to live their single lives and not just look to become unsingle. It is called, Singles, let’s multiply our influence and expand our reach. Take a look at it now if you haven’t already. There are some questions I asked there (about the name of the site, etc.); you can post your suggestions in the comments section there or here, or email them to me at BellaDePaulo [at] gmail.com.
There is a possible television documentary series about single women in the works. If it happens, it will air during Women’s History Month. The series will be based on Nika Beamon’s book, I Didn’t Work This Hard Just to Get Married: Successful Single Black Women Speak Out, discussed here. The producers are interested in stories from White, Asian, and Latina women, too.