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Are Singles the Invisible Population? Why No One Wants to Talk About It

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Henry Stephens - May 25, 2018 10:33 am

Oh man, this was me all through my 20s, 30s and most of my 40s. The Church was all about children and families, and then there was me. I mean, I did have a few chances to get into a bad marriage, but I could predict it wouldn’t work and called it off. This is what dating is all about, giving you the chance to check each other out. I was part of an 18-35 young adult group, and I had a lot of fun and soulful times, but I “graduated” without meeting the right woman by the cut-off age. And then I felt penalized for avoiding bad marriages because there was nowhere for me. I often felt that, if I did get married and got divorced, at least I would have a LOT of things in common with other singles. In fact, MOST of the “singles” in my area were really divorced. I was always the token never-married dude. Yes, God can use singles. But too often, the regular job sucked up any of that energy. I was often called on to work weekends and overtime because the boss didn’t want to deal with heat from married co-workers’ spouses. I am SOOO glad I did find my wife in 2003. We got married in 2006. I was 48, still never-married, she was 45, twice divorced. Some rocky adjustment, but I’d hate to imagine where I’d be now without her.

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