I love my friends. I cherish the times we laughed together while playing a creative game of Drunk Monopoly (role a double, take a shot). I fondly recall our one-to-two hour phone calls, where we chatted about our day and gossiped about mean girls, men and terrible bosses. Then, my friends got married. One by one, my amigas from childhood and BFF’s from college walked down the aisle. They have families now. They don’t have time to go out for a drink. And forget about telephone conversations; I’m lucky if we speak for five minutes…uninterrupted.
Alas, that is life of many women who are married with children. The life of a single woman is different. Still challenging and busy, but different.
Challenging? My married friends ask. Busy? They scoff.
“But you only have to worry about you,” a married friend once retorted.
Yes, we single gals aren’t on diaper duty while perhaps juggling careers, but our lives aren’t easy either. Here are eight things married girlfriends don’t understand about being single.