When you get married you tend to forget what life was really like when you were single and could do whatever you wanted without having to “check in/ask” your spouse/domestic partner/real doll. The tendency to wax poetic about your “single years” is high. I know this because 1-I did this when I was married and 2-many of my married friends now do this to me. I’ll resist the urge to quote Janis Joplin here because I have more respect for y’all than that.
Anywhoos, what better television show/movie franchise to better capitalize on women’s inability to remember the past than Sex And The City? If I had to choose the one thing that most makes me want to claw my eyes out and throw them at the television is the completely unrealistic portrayal of “being single”. Let me tell you ladies and germs, it sure as shit isn’t gal paling around town with your three besties. First of all, this would not happen. There is one single person (me) and everyone else is married with 1-3,000,000 children, thus making grabbing a few Cosmos on a Saturday night a statistical impossibility without planning six months to a year in advance. Plus also, Cosmos are nasty and I’m way too poor.
Don’t get me wrong, I’m happier now than ever. You meet new people and have new adventures and it’s completely badass, but to all the former single ladies, let’s keep it real. So the next time you sit down with big ole glass of chardonnay (if you call it Mommy juice my head will explode) and watch a rerun of that shitastic show, think of me, being fabulous in my thrift store outfit. Cheers!