Single Women and Married Men Are Happier
The title might elude that single women hooking up with married men is the way to go, but no that’s not the intention here. So let’s start with a well-known storybook depicting women being happier after marrying their prince charming. That storybook scenario we were fed doesn’t work in real-life situations. You’re going to disagree on many things over time, and sometimes these beautiful couples will grow out of the relationship. No matter what she’s going to make sure the household is running smoothly without expressing her disgust. Because who admits to unhappy relationships?
On paper, he might be the breadwinner, but married women tend to put more maintenance into the relationship than their spouses. Think back to the ’50s and how women were displayed wearing aprons, vacuuming floors, and serving on the PTA. Presently when scrolling social media, women are changing the narrative of how they desire to live this thing called life.
Now She’s Claiming Her Independence
Some single women may indeed find happiness and fulfillment in their independence, careers, friendships, and personal pursuits. Others may value romantic relationships and family life as significant sources of joy. It’s crucial to avoid stereotyping or making assumptions about the happiness of any group based on their relationship status. But at the end of the day, happy wife, happy life!
While many women have become more independent, there are still areas where disparities exist, such as wage gaps, representation in leadership positions, and the prevalence of gender-based violence. During 2024 rock on strong women and find your tribe or choose to do more things by yourself. Promoting and supporting the continued independence of women involves ongoing efforts to address systemic barriers, challenge stereotypes, and create environments that foster equality and opportunity for all.
The Institute For Family Studies says that unmarried mothers are least likely to be very happy, but found that women who were married with children were generally the happiest and the least lonely. Do what makes you the happiest in 2024.