It’s Friday afternoon and your department still has a ton of research to compile for that Monday-morning presentation. You’re eager to hit happy hour and start your weekend, but guess who gets asked to stay late and take one for the team—that’s right, you. After all, you’re single, so your co-workers figure you don’t have an SUV and 2.5 kids to tend to over the weekend. You have tons of time to finish the project, they assure you, as they pack up to join their families for dinner. Unfortunately, this routine is familiar to lots of unhitched employees. But just because we don’t have a family to take care of doesn’t mean our time—or obligations—is any less important. Here’s how to avoid getting sucked into the singledom trap.
Single Girls Have Live Too!