The other day, I was with a friend at a coffee shop. I told her, “I’m a spinster.”
She said, “That’s not a feminist word.”
I said flatly, “I’m reclaiming it.”
The fact is, I have never been married and I don’t know if it will happen for me. A couple of people recently proposed to me, but I said no.
All of my friends have gotten married–some also got divorced. Even someone I know who I thought was against the whole concept of marriage recently got engaged.
So, I’m a spinster, I guess. We’ll just have to see whether I stay that way.