Women across social media are complaining that the pressure of getting married has mounted on them in the last four-five months, ever since India went into national lockdown.
“As single women, we need to be careful about our career choices and whom we seek advice from. After all, not all advice is well-meant,” says Ruam Mukherjee.
The landlords who judge and restrict their female tenants are only trying to limit and constrict women within the proverbial Lakshman Rekha of patriarchy.
If a single woman takes charge of her money today, she will continue to do so and live her life on her own terms tomorrow. After all, if women do not stand for themselves, then no one will.
Why must a single woman’s lifestyle be anybody’s business? Why can’t she live her life as she wants? Must we constantly police her?
Being single isn’t bad, what makes it unbearable in fact is the resulting social pressure. If given a choice most women and even men would rather not married until they felt absolutely up to the task.
Even after, she won the election fair and square, the opposition retaliated, but this time she snapped, “Main paanch saal raj karungi, agar aap mein dum hai toh aap hata kar dikhana.”
“When I reveal that I am single, and always have been, the reactions are varied—compassion, astonishment, blank disbelief and, occasionally, envy.” Read this engaging excerpt from Laila Tyabji’s essay in the book Single by Choice.
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