Why Women Marry Late
Where and how does marriage fit in with our end goals?
“Life Begins At 30″
In the popular HBO series “Sex and the City,” the main characters were in their mid-30s to early-40s, all single and making the life of the solo-flighter the most fashionable thing next to the color black. As the series closed, however, the ideals of marriage and partnership resurfaced, with Carrie Bradshaw finally getting the fairytale wedding she had been wanting deep inside all along. Which leads us to the question: after all the “You go girl!” attitude thrown about, where and how does marriage fit in with our end goals?
Women are entering a new age, and the definition of what it means to be a women is constantly evolving. Education and career are top priorities for many a modern women, and many feel that they are too “busy”, or preoccupied with their life goals, to start a family. And why not? Many women feel that living a life full of travel, adventure, and career advancement is more fulfilling and fun — and less stressful — than a traditional lifestyle.