Pinterest. Rustic charm. $200 bridesmaid dresses. We're at that time in our lives where pretty much all of our friends are getting hitched, and for those of us that aren't (at least not right now), it can be pretty exhausting.
It was getting late. Seriously late for a woman my age not to have a ring on her finger. People said, "You're such a nice girl, why aren't you married?" But then, I found a way. I bought a beautiful family... of mannequins.
Society couldn't care less that she's doing something substantial with her life. "If it comes down to it (where I don't get married), I know there will still be people that will think lesser of me that I have not gotten married..."