The thing which took me a very long time to realize is that being alone does not translate to standing still.Pursuing a successful career, traveling, and fixing up my home while being unmarried does not mean my life is stagnant, but rather, means I am chasing dreams that do not include a man yet. At some point, after being asked the question of when I’m getting married one too many times, I began to feel incomplete.

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Then we go to college and watch our girlfriends get engaged and married in apocalyptic proportions.

Soon they start having kids like the survival of the population depends on their specific uterus.

Your friends will get engaged, married, and then all have children at the same time, 10 in one year.

Then they will have second children all at the same time.

The problem is: I don't want my husband involved, as he'd act like a 14-year-old boy about it.

I love him and he's awesome, but I just want a one-off, private experiment.

Leah La Rocco | Women You Should Know As I grew up, there were certain things in life I was made ready for.

My parents lovingly prepared me for milestones such as my first day of school.

You will go to Italy and love it so much that you decide to learn the language one day. And through all of these situations when you question where your life is going and wonder if you made a big fat mistake, you will feel blessed by the love you have in your life.