Emma Watson a well known American actress called herself ‘self-partnered’ in an interview of her with British Vogue. Piers Morgan a Britain’s Misogynist- in-Chief deride by saying she “can’t get a bloke”. After which the internet seemed to mock in unison at the very high thought that there are several issues with the way our culture treats women who are single.
This term ‘Self-Partnered’ is not meant for everyone. Many people have raised the valid point that it buys into the very culture which it seeks to reject. To be single exactly means to be partnerless. Though Watson took aside those all criticisms, which at last proved the exact point that Watson raised.
Many tweets went up after Watson’s statement of being Self-Partnered on approaching 30’s. Even CNN also tweeted on their official page. You can have look on it just below –
Emma Watson has said she prefers to call herself "self-partnered" rather than single as she approaches her 30th birthday. https://t.co/sS7zhKBsNC
— CNN (@CNN) November 5, 2019
Emma later added that it took her a considerable amount of time to be at this peace in her life with herself without needing any other person to make her feel whole. And guess what, she planted a new term, “self-partnered” to describe being single.
For some people, this term was just the affirmation that they needed – that it is indeed good to be single, rather than being with someone and there is no need to feel embarrassed about not having a family, as you are self-partnered. On the contrary, some people struggled hard to decode what “self-partnered” actually means. And now after all the criticism their many girls out there who are telling their relationship status as self-partnered. Even a huge amount of tweets to are going up with the hashtag #SELF-PATRNERED.