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They include not only those who have never been married but also increasing numbers of those who have been widowed or divorced, sometimes more than once.
Some of these women basically believe in marriage but do not want to get married yet.
They would concur with Gloria Steinem’s widely quoted maxim: “A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle!
” Women who have resigned themselves to not getting married include those who have some unsolvable problem which makes them less marriageable than others.
If an unmarried woman in this category were a man, we would say she was sowing her wild oats. Later, she expects to settle down to one man; and when she makes that decision, she will start husband shopping.
Usually, but not always, the basis for her reformation is the desire to have a child and the recognition of the societal benefits of family life versus the single motherhood alternative.
Milind Soman, a 52-year-old Indian actor, is facing backlash for his relationship with Ankita Konwar, an 18-year-old flight attendant.
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