The experience of going to a wedding as a single person is like attending a job interview where it doesn’t matter what you say, the answer you give is the wrong one.
You try to explain that you’re single at the moment because you’re focusing on your career.
“But what about the children,” replies Aunty Ruth.
You say: I just haven’t found the one.
“Oh, well you better lower your standards,” says your weird uncle Al’.
You say: Not a priority.
“Well, don’t wait too long,” teases your third cousin’s second husband, who has a rank case of tuna breath.
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Nobody knows this better than New York publisher, Melissa Croce. Sick of fielding rogue and gratuitous questions from seemingly well-meaning relatives, she designed a three-page brochure for her cousin’s wedding.
Sharing her design on Twitter, the pamphlet contained an FAQ section on her job, her life in New York, and a ‘choose your own adventure’ flowchart in response to the question: ‘why is Melissa Single?’
It was brilliant.
i jokingly told my coworkers i would make a brochure to hand out to relatives/family friends at my cousin’s wedding but i was too committed to the bit to quit: pic.twitter.com/CcBVe4V47N
— Melissa Croce (@melissacroce) June 15, 2019