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By Nika C. Beamon

Women as soon as observed dwelling unmarried as a transitional period--singles marked time until they discovered “the one.” yet now marriage is the transitional level, connecting one single interval of existence to another.

            In I Didn’t paintings this difficult simply to Get Married, through vigorous and revealing interviews with girls from a number of walks of existence, Nika C. Beamon explores the demanding situations dealing with unmarried black girls who defy expectancies. They candidly talk about getting older and not using a guy and reevaluate relationship, unmarried homeownership, profession, teenagers, and taking care of elderly mom and dad. The publication speaks on to the black woman’s adventure, addressing demanding situations equivalent to source of revenue discrepancies among genders, the excessive fee of male incarceration, and the child Mama Syndrome.

            Written within the most sensible culture of ladies speaking to girls, and female friend to female friend, the publication supplies stories of classes realized, difficult instances and strong occasions, informed by means of girls who came across how you can in achieving their desires by means of defying convention.

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