Robert’s words began to echo in her head – everything would be so much easier with a man next to you. But would it? Of course, so many of the current problems would find a solution, but how about the new ones? Why doesn’t anybody seem to consider the new problems such an attachment would generate? Living in a society that values the couple as foundation of a woman’s life imposes a variety of unpleasant side-effects even on the most determined independent women, one of them consisting in the occasional doubts and uncertainty regarding their lifestyle.
Amalia was familiar with all of them, accepting that denying such aspects only complicates the problem, whereas questioning a decision doesn’t imply it was a wrong choice in the first place, it can actually reassert its validity.
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