Things You Should Say To Your Single 30-Something Friend by S. Silver
After describing at some length a list of phrases and questions that should (Link): no longer be said to single women in 2019, I realize I’ve kind of left us hanging, haven’t I? How rude. I should complete the lecture and offer a list of things you absolutely can and should say to (Link): single women at your leisure and convenience. It’s only fair.
…[Things Single Women Wish They Would Hear from friends]
I could paint this with a broad stroke and say it applies to everything from casual dinner catch-ups to weekend getaways, but really what I’m talking about are gatherings of people who are coupled or have kids.
And I don’t care how angry this makes the commenter who won’t stop going on about my dusty appliances.
I am targeting the fun, buoyant gatherings of families I’m never invited to because I don’t have a family and why would a woman without kids want to attend a “kid” event?
It couldn’t be that a group of people she likes are having fun and she’s not, heavens no.
People in couples invite other people in couples to do stuff. People with kids invite other people with kids to do stuff.
Single people don’t get invited to either kind of stuff. I mention this not out of spite, but out of longing. I have Instagram. I see.