In legal definitions for interpersonal status, a single person is someone who is not in a relationship or is unmarried.
My single friends, on the other hand, are exploring fairly new and unchartered terrain—the life of single adults who, while open to the right romantic relationship, can manage beautifully on their own. My unmarried friends are smart, interesting women who are engaged in life. We still don’t really know how to talk about single women in our culture.
Many counselors and therapists work with couples together in the same session to help them address problems and communicate effectively.
Other counselors encourage couples to take part in one-on-one sessions in addition to joint sessions.
I recently tried to schedule a ladies’ night with three single friends, and it quickly became one of those endless email threads that looped and circled for weeks. Play rehearsals, sailing clubs, volunteer work, art openings—these are the things that fill my single friends’ calendars.
Jen is headed to Vermont to study with a Buddhist master, but she’ll be back a week from Thursday…oh, but that’s the night Amy ushers at the local theater!
Every couple goes through difficult times in their relationship.
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