Happy Wednesday everyone! How has your week been so far? Mine has been kind of hectic and stressful. You know, the usual. So I totally just screwed up. Today is actually Thursday! Bahahahaha! See? I am so frazzled that I didn't even know what day it was. Meh. I'll leave my mistake up there for your amusement. Moving on. It's officially almost the weekend! Yay! Well, it will be in less than an hour. What bodes for you this weekend?
I don't have a lot planned, kind of quiet, actually. I do have to go into the office for a few hours on Saturday but the overtime makes up for having to wake up early on my day off. Which in turn, makes me happy.
In other news, I read an article last night that really, really, pissed me off! It was about women over forty (cough) who have never been married and the likely causes for this travesty. I'll give you the top five (there were 30 reasons given):
5. Insecurities with herself
4. Hates men
3. Has unresolved "daddy" issues
2. Is looking for "Mr. Perfect"
1. Is past her prime, ie -has missed the boat (yes it actually said that)
Why is it that a single woman, over a certain age, is deemed "damaged goods" or "over the hill"? But a man over a certain age, who is still single, is considered, "a great catch!"? Hmm, a little biased much? Alright, so I clearly have a problem with this! Why is it always the "woman" who has the issues? Mind you, I know we have them, and most of us are working on them. But it's not just us. Men have issues too. LOTS AND LOTS of issues. So why are "we" the haters? The bitter ones? Can someone fill me in? I guess reading this article bothered me so much because it's so one-sided and unfair. I'm finding myself having to explain and/or defend not only my single status but my childless status as well. People assume that if you're single, there must be something wrong with you or you're a loser, but if you're single AND childless, well then, you're just a freak and your life is basically over. Oh and everyone will look at you with pity. At least, that's how it is in my world. I get so angry sometimes, at the population's ignorance on these matters. As if being married and having children is the epitome of bliss. Don't get me wrong, perhaps it is. I don't know, because I've never done either. But if truth be told, the majority of my married friends, wish they were single again. And the majority of my friends who are parents, complain about being a parent. So what gives? The grass is always greener and all that?
What do you think?
That being said, I recently reactivated my account on a dating site. I dunno. I may take it down again. It's just that the more I play around with it, put in all the "right" pictures and words, the more it seems like work. And dating should not be this hard. Meh, we'll see. If anything, at least the experience will give me more blog material. Because as you know, (if you're a regular around these parts) my dating experiences could be a weekly sitcom. I've even got a title, "The Misadventures of Yvonne's Dating Life" -eh, I'm still working on it. ;)
Oh yeah, on an unrelated note, my Houston Astros beat the Washington Nationals 11-4 tonight! THREE triples in ONE inning! Pure awesomeness!