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    Emma Watson Just Coined The Term "Self-Partnered" Rather Than Single

    "If you have not built a home, if you do not have a husband, if you do not have a baby, and you are turning 30, [...] There’s just this incredible amount of anxiety.”

    We all know Emma Watson — Actor, activist, and overall badass BINCH!!!!!!!!!

    Well, in her recent interview with British Vogue, Watson discussed her role in the upcoming film Little Women, feminism, and the societal pressure around turning 30 — something that's not too far off for the 29-year-old.

    "If you have not built a home, if you do not have a husband, if you do not have a baby, and you are turning 30, and you’re not in some incredibly secure, stable place in your career, or you’re still figuring things out… There’s just this incredible amount of anxiety.”

    Then, regarding her relationship status, Watson coined the most incredible, empowering, and perfect term for single folk: SELF-PARTNERED.

    “I never believed the whole ‘I’m happy single’ spiel,” she continued. “I was like, ‘This is totally spiel.’ It took me a long time, but I’m very happy [being single]. I call it being self-partnered.”

    SELF 👏 PARTNERED!!!!!!!!!!!👏


    Immediately, Single Twitter™ took to it and ran:

    All about being 'self partnered', I'm happy and single. Just because I'm nearing 30 does not mean I need to be married with kids. Thanks for coining this phrase Emma Watson ❤️

    Although maybe it’s because when you tell someone you’re single, the automatic assumption is that you’re actively looking for a partner, so by saying self-partnered you’re making it clear that you’d actually rather be on you’re own right now?

    I like this #selfpartnered concept. It is simpler and more comfortable being on your own, doing your own thing. Happiness is more easily attainable. It all comes back to self-love and being content on your own with yourself, an important place to be at mentally and emotionally.

    Can’t wait to throw the I am #SelfPartnered to certain family members and watch them literally choke on air, because I refuse to accept the “you need a rich man with a fast car to look after you” backwards thinking.

    UGH. Emma, thank you for being such a force for good and for TEACHING US TO RECLAIM OUR SINGLEDOM!!!!!!!!!!

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    And happy almost-birthday!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 💖💖💖

    P.S. — You can read Emma's full interview in British Vogue out Nov. 8!!!

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