Monday, February 14, 2011

(Un)Happy Single Awareness Day!

It's that time of year again when many single people despise this day and its significance! It's commonly referred to as Valentine's Day, but for single people, we refer to it as Single Awareness Day.

I think this day also serves as another reminder that I'm still single and that I don't have any prospects. This day also serves as a reminder that I have relatives who have recently gotten in to a (new) relationship, have gotten married or are going to be getting married. In fact, my 40 year-old cousin just got married last month--after a short courtship; my 27 year-old niece (my sister's daughter) is getting married in late April; and one of my cousin's daughters--also 27--is getting married in November.

I recently took one of those silly quizzes titled "What will 2011 hold for you?" and it indicated that I'd be getting married this year. With the luck I've been having, I exclaimed, "Yeah...right!"

When I was younger, I used to play M.A.S.H. with my cousins and I remember one of the questions I was asked and it was at 'what ages do you think you will get married?' My answer was always something like 26, 28, 30, etc. Well, let's just say that I've already passed all those ages. :-(

I believe I always knew what my future was going to hold. Sometimes I have a hard time accepting the cards I've been dealt with, but it is what it is. I just have to accept the fact that if I'm not meant to be in a relationship then God must have something better planned for me.

For those who are in a relationship, then Happy Valentine's Day! However, if you're single like myself, then Happy Single Awareness Day!

Here are two great songs pertaining to my current status. Enjoy!