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And in the meantime, the myriad pleasures and possibilities of solo life are there for the taking.
ALL THE SINGLE LADIES: ‘DATING IS AN ENIGMA TO ME’ Joanne Mc Nally “I think I’m single because originally I was too busy having a good time and didn’t prioritise [being in a relationship].
In an ostensible bid to champion cuddly family values, politicians pander to “hardworking families” with tax credits, welfare payments and tax breaks.
Take it from one who knows (seven years and counting): being long-term single in Ireland isn’t always an unending jamboree of suitors, f*** buddies and ardent paramours.
It’s a delicious narrative, but ultimately misleading.
Mired in a Catholic culture of self-abnegation where sexual desire and sexuality were repressed, spinsters were often depicted as emotionally barren husks.
The great irony was that for most of the last century, Ireland had lower levels of marriage than other western countries.