No matter what kind of feelings the stage of singleness may trigger within you, there is no doubt about it that we live in a society that seems to cater to couples and families - many times at the expense of those who are single.
It’s not always easy to navigate through this stage while keeping your self-esteem, value and self-worth intact- particularly while immersed in a society that fools you into believing that you are incomplete without a mate.
Following the path afforded by her ethnicity (she's Indian), she signed up with an Indian Christian Web agency to find a suitable suitor and, aided by her parents' watchful care, started e-mailing a man in July 2001. Now happily married and the mother of two young girls, Maken drew a mapin the form of her book, to the Land of Marital Bliss.
She hopes to prevent her daughters and countless single women across the country from having to experience any more "unnecessary protracted singleness." Maken starts with a relatable description of many single women's experience: Singleness is easier to see as a grand adventure in your 20s, an unfettered time to figure out who you are and what path God might like you to take through life.
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There is probably no other stage of life that is wished away more than the stage of singleness.
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Even though it didn’t end up working out, the possibility of a relationship was totally worth the risk of rejection. DTRs (defining the relationships) are legit, people. All of these things are true of you and me whether we’re single or married.
Words like soul-mate and other-half innately declare that there is something missing until you find that special someone.
I am a huge fan of relationships and healthy marriage - but with that said I am here to proclaim that your value has nothing to do with your relationship status, and everything to do with a God who has made you whole, complete, and lacking nothing…all while standing alone.
As my friend Lindsey, married and in her thirties, recently remarked, “I’m sure glad I wasn’t much of a Christian when I started dating my husband!
” Whether over coffee in my kitchen or on the hallowed ground of women’s small groups, I hear these murmurs constantly.
Yet with that out on the table, I remember so vividly the struggles of singleness - the days of navigating through life, extremely aware of, and sometimes fed up with my aloneness.