Single Women Don’t Want Your Husband

Shani Silver
7 min readSep 17, 2023

Are we failures or threats? Pick one.

Photo by Shani Silver

Vixen. Temptress. Minx. Single women are sad, pathetic cat ladies until it’s time to hang out with them and acknowledge their social validity, then suddenly we’re more dangerous than an open flame. Which is it I wonder, the failure or the threat? What are we? I ask in jest. When I imagine myself as a threat to someone else’s happy relationship I cackle quietly…