Middle Ages

To be single and without children after a certain age is to largely disappear off the cultural map…

Glynnis MacNicol, “I Think We’re Alone Now. Welcome.”

This essay was not so much about becoming irrelevant–which speaks to me–but being understood. The thesis is in the rest of the quote “…and I’ve spent the last few years struggling with how best to approach one of the unexpected challenges of my life: the need to create a language around my experiences so that others can understand.”