He paused and then declared, "Well, when I grow up I'm going to be a [sic] single." "How do you know? "I'll be too busy playing in the World Cup to have a girlfriend or a boyfriend! We marveled that this little boy already sensed the conflicts adults face as they contemplate the shape of their lives, and could intuit that extreme commitment requires extreme sacrifice.(As someone who's recently researched the "single condition," I particularly appreciated his locution of "a single.") This anecdote came to mind as I read Anne-Marie Slaughter's honest Atlantic story, one of the most important points of which, to my eye, is that seeking out a more balanced life isn't just a women's issue, it's a human issue, and we'd all -- men and women -- be a lot better off if we addressed (or at least legislated) the issue that way.Several months ago a good friend recounted a conversation with her 6-year-old son.He was excitedly describing a cartoon that concluded "with a cat hopping onto a motorcycle and racing off with his girlfriend." Sensing a parenting opportunity, she asked if he knew what a "girlfriend" was. She explained the concept of boyfriends and girlfriends.For my purposes, I'm going to extend "all" to include the unmarried and childless.In May, the Wall Street Journal's Sue Shellenbarger wrote about single people who are actively addressing the work-life conflict by "opting out" of their fast-track careers.
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Asked why he was doing this, Auernheimer said: "I went straight for government employees because they seem the easiest to shame." Millions of others remain unnamed for now, but anyone can open the files -- which remain freely available online.
That could allow anyone to extort Adult Friend Finder customers.
In other words, they are giving a breather and hightailing it out of town to give singles tours a try. With her 40th birthday right around the corner, she finally had the time and resources to travel more."But my friends were all married with children or couldn't afford to join me," she explains.
"I Googled 'single travel' and found several companies."Lucky for her, she met the man of her dreams the second night of her cruise to Italy and Spain."He was interesting, funny and a little nerdy," Abbott says.