It's fun time — tickle time for the brain. Yep, this is another chance to peer inside and come up with the truth. Your truth! The questions — and the responses to them — are for your eyes only; there's no editor on the case, no second chance to revise your answer, no eraser in sight. First response, best response!
Mark whether you agree or disagree with the following:
—An interesting, full single life leads to lifelong singleness.
—Women who are assertive and strong turn men off.
—Being unmarried is an interim condition/malady and should be ended quickly.
—Going places alone is unnatural. It makes me look and feel like a loser.
—Everyone desirable is already married.
—Being unmarried is not normal.
—Women don't need to save their salaries. Their husbands will give them financial security.
—True happiness is found only in marriage.
—Men and women aren't meant to be friends; they're much too different.
—Being unmarried means being alone and lonely.
—Everyone should get married and have children; to live any other way is not normal.
—People are either born independent or not; nothing can be done about it.
—Being married is better than being single.
—I'm a half-member of my family because I'm not married.
For the next part, finish these sentences:
—The most important thing I'd like to do but haven't because I'm not married is...
—When I tell people I'm not married, I feel...
—They must think...
—If I knew for sure I'd be single my whole life, I'd...
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