In our post break-up drinks this week, Best Friend: Partner In Crime said that it was actually an advice column that spurred the death knell of her relationship. In it, a single woman asked how to not feel like she is being “left behind” by all her married friends who are “moving forward.” The author responded by questioning why being single meant “behind” at all.
“That was a wake-up call for me,” Partner In Crime told me. “I realized I can’t keep acting like I needed him in order to ‘move forward.’ I am moving forward and it has nothing to do with him.”
I nodded so enthusiastically I think my brain took a little beating.
So today, let’s talk about that.
In fantasy stories, there is often a piece of jewelry that makes you invisible. But for women, an engagement ring is a different kind of magic – a dark magic. It is The Ring of Visibility.