The streets are saying Oprah Winfrey left her longtime girlfriend, journalist Gayle King for director Ava Du Vernay.
When you like a guy, and your mutual friends have multiple anecdotes about him projectile vomiting after excessive drinking, you need to rethink the infatuation.
But if you’re a woman in your thirties or forties, that’s a big deal. ’ I was supposed to do a book at the same time and the wedding and the book were happening around the same time.
Everybody’s asking you all the time if it’s going to happen … It’s a lot like the desire to want to have children in our society. I don’t know what it is; I never wanted to get married.”On dating: “I love having boyfriends. I do not want a husband in my house.”On giving up writing to have a husband: “I have so much going on inside my head in terms of writing, there’s such a large space in my life taken up by that. There may be some people who are doing it and who are very happy and who love it. It’s never been a dream of mine [to be married].”On finally admitting: “It was really freeing to say it out loud. We were on our way from the book party and Stedman said he did not want to have his wedding disturbed by all these people asking me about the book (which I ended up not doing).
Finding a romantic partner is only one of many goals you can have at once.
There's a difference between making something a priority and having an obsession.