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Going Solo: The Single Woman in Today’s World -
by Doreen Marion Gee – A child of the ’50s, I was raised in a time when the definition of success for a woman was getting a man and that ring on her finger. Fortunately, half a century has brought a seismic attitude shift, opening up a world of opportunities for women and avenues for fulfilment in their lives. One of those is savouring life as a single person. With choice comes power. “You’re going to be an old maid,” snapped my brother when I was only 17, rather shy, and still boyfriend-less. We have come a long way since …