Women and the Fear of Commitment

Unbeknownst to many, women fear commitment just as men do, maybe worse.  There is a misconception that women desperately want to be married and therefore is constantly on a witch-hunt to find the perfect husband.  And because of the misconception that it is men who are the commitment-phoebes, these men tend to have to be dragged down the aisle by the women.  But all these scenarios are misconceptions.  There are women out there who like some men may want a relationship, but deep down they fear committing to one.  While they maybe happy being single, they may now want to have something more stable because after awhile, no-strings attached sex, partying till the wee hours of the morning, drinking back to back Tequila shots, gets old and boring and something more tangible is now desired.

 

In today’s society there are a large number of women who are single.  A few years ago that was unheard of.  A woman had to get married and have children or else she would be looked at in an unfavourable light.  Women fearing commitment is not something new.  The difference is, it’s being more talked about now in the open.  If you should take a look at old wedding pictures of a few generations ago, you would notice that a lot of the women getting married were not happy.  Some of them did not even have a smile on their faces.  They had misgivings about being married, but they dared not say anything for fear of being maligned.  My heart goes out to these women including my mother and the mothers of my friends because they had no interest in getting married or even to marry the men they did.  But they were faced with the dilemma of being good girls and good girls did the respectable thing and got married.  And of course there was no opening to chose the man she really loved especially if he was not deemed as appropriate “marriage material”.  As for co-habitating without being married, that was a sin and heaven forbid if a woman chose that route.  However,…

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