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Single and Whole: Life Doesn’t Start When You Get into a Relationship

“I’ve never been to Love Park,” I confessed to Lisa as we waited for a cab in Philly to take us to Fairmount. “Really?” she asked. Her eyes searched the street for one to hail. The city shimmered with the fabric of a late-summer twilight that draped over it. “It’s because I want my first time at Love Park to be with a boy.” Looking back on those words, they sound crazy. But saving certain experiences for a potential boyfriend or husband is something so many women in the midst of a season of singleness are guilty of. We don’t want to go to visit a city known for romance like Paris or Venice because we think we should go there on our honeymoon, or at least with a guy who’s really cute. So many of us act like life hasn’t started yet. We think that when we’re married, we’ll finally do all these cool things we’ve always wanted to do Being single is not being in the waiting room for life to start. My …