Saturday, February 25, 2006

Soul Mates and Love Relationships or Singlehood


This blog was created as a means to openly discuss conventional and unconventional love relationships and stigmas related to those relationships. It is about finding and connecting with a soulmate. Or staying happy in singlehood. It is also a means to explore many of my own life circumstances. I know I am not alone, but I sure am single.

Yes, I am almost 30 something (a proper southern belle, never tells her real age) and facing singlehood. I am outside the couple now. I am the last remaining hen in the henhouse. My best friend just celebrated her One Year Anniversary. She cemented my singlehood. All of my friends are now happily coupled, with and/or without children.

I am the third wheel.

I know it's bad when my grandmother asks me if I am dating anyone and my answer makes her speechless. If you knew my grandmother, (which if you live where I grew up chances are about 99% that you know her), speechless is not a word used to describe her. She is ready for some great grandchildren. I am her first grandchild, so she expects me to reproduce.

Each of my coupled friends have provided some 'helpful hints' on how to get a partner. Each hint contains some nugget of how they met their own significant other. I have to ask myself am I now the group "charity case"? Will I soon be going out on pity dates, with the brothers, cousins, acquiantances and colleages of my friends or their significant others? Not if I can help it.

I have a plan and this blog will be my testing ground.

If you are unhappy being single and reading this I might be able to help.

If you are happy being single and following this you will find out what landmines to avoid - even with your mother, aunt, grandmother hounding you ...

- to get married or at least into a relationship (healthy or not for you at this
point in life)
- to have some grandchildren, nieces or great grandchildren for them to spoil
- to finally come out of the closet, because deep down they think that's why you
haven't done the previous two things yet

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