Join together, single folk of the world and harden your resolve for the worst day of the year approaches…St. Valentine’s day. Yet again television and radio ads are explaining to us all the causal relationship between love and expensive jewellery (the implication seems to be that if you have one that you simply must have the other) and florists are looking decidedly enthusiastic.
As I mentioned last year here and here, I find the whole thing more than a little depressing and I see no reason why the un-coupled amongst us shouldn’t be catered for at this difficult time. So fear not, for I have come to the rescue with the following library treats to help the microwave-meal-for-one crowd cope –
- The myth of monogamy : fidelity and infidelity in animals and people – Hanging around with “smug marrieds” might be less painful if you point out that monogamy is unnatural and not at all what the human animal is programmed for (!) You won’t be invited to any coupley dinner parties after that – result! Continue reading