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2 Bumps

Why do you always have that lable?

when filling out forms for this or that:
there are the choices:

why isn't it after five or ten years, if your not re-married - can't you check

Why should you keep the label

I've been divorced for 10 years - I think, I should be considered Single.

Any thoughts?


Asked by SassySue123 at 9:04 PM on Jun. 4, 2011 in Just for Fun

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Answers (11)
  • Wow I'd never thought of it that way. I would feel the same way if I were you. It doesn't seem like you should be stuck with that label forever. Think how many people get married young and quickly divorce...that's a lot of people stuck as "divorced" forever!

    Answer by aliceryannesmom at 9:05 PM on Jun. 4, 2011

  • check single who care what they think..


    Answer by mommiedear at 9:12 PM on Jun. 4, 2011

  • Either one is ok. Depending on what you want to check.
    But to me single is never married.

    Answer by louise2 at 9:16 PM on Jun. 4, 2011

  • I must say, I also felt that single meant never married. Being that I was happy to have gotten rid of my ex, I was always proud to check DIVORCED.

    Answer by layh41407 at 10:00 PM on Jun. 4, 2011

  • single means never married

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 9:07 PM on Jun. 4, 2011

  • No it doesn't, butterflyblue19. Single means NOT MARRIED. I think if you want to say "single", you should say "single".

    Answer by judimary at 9:12 PM on Jun. 4, 2011

  • It's entirely up to you. As a widow, I'll check that box until I remarry. I'd rather check that than be thought of as an unmarried single mom with a dad who isn't involved in his kids' lives.

    Answer by Ginger0104 at 10:08 PM on Jun. 4, 2011

  • I think you can choose single- you are, just as much as you are divorced!

    Answer by stacy8606 at 10:20 PM on Jun. 4, 2011

  • It just bugs me, that I'm labled DIVORCED for the rest of my life.
    Just one of my pet peves - I guess...

    Comment by SassySue123 (original poster) at 9:11 PM on Jun. 4, 2011

  • Check single!

    Answer by mompam at 10:20 PM on Jun. 4, 2011