While us single girls are out drinking chardonnay each night trying to meet "the one", our married businesswomen friends are focused on putting organization into their entire lives, living within an inch of a minute-by-minute calendar.
They go to work each day knowing that they need to fit as much into the day as humanly possible as they don't want grief when they get home from spending too many hours in the office and "never having time" for the one they love.
Efficiently co-ordinating one task after another, they have goals and know how to reach them. After all they once wanted to get married and look where they are right now - married, with a 'bun in the oven' and another clinging onto their hip.
There is no time to 'chew the fat' in the office, so they cleverly navigate office gossip and any small talk, going straight to the point, each and every time.
When they have had a tough day, they head home, "hubby" massages their shoulders and gives them a big hug, and ensures that they don't have to think about a single thing. They know the value of keeping your grumpiness at bay!
In a meeting, they are not thinking about the guy they picked up last night, or the one that broke their heart. Instead, they know exactly what outcome they are looking for and have no distractions as to how to achieve anything they set their minds to.
A married woman, while she likes to look pretty, doesn't waste endless hours shopping for the latest sexy dress that will ensure that every man in the room knows that she is there. She is wearing practical clothing that never distracts from the purpose of being in the workplace and getting through the day.
There is no weeknight hangovers, anxiety attacks over what to wear on their next date, or who is talking to who, when and where.
Quite simply, my married friends have it made. They have more time to focus on being successful, fitting more into the day then I would ever dream of.
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