“Look at this little bike, why don’t you just get on and try, you’ll have fun”.
No! I’m too young; I might fall off and anyway there’s plenty of time for that..
“Come in, the water’s lovely and swimming’s easy when you know how”
No! I might drown! Swimming can wait, there’s always tomorrow
“Why don’t you go and talk to Steve, he’s a great bloke and I know you’ll get on”
No! I’m not ready for a relationship and, anyway, who knows what’s round the corner
“Did you never think about having a family? Isn’t it tough being on your own”
No! The time was just never quite right and I don’t want to rush into anything
“You’ve worked so hard these last few years, why not go for that promotion?”
No! A promotion means more responsibility and I’m not prepared for that
“You have plenty of time now you’ve stopped work, why don’t you travel?”
No! I’m a woman on her own, who knows what can happen! Maybe next year
“You’re stuck at home now why don’t you try a hobby? Painting perhaps
No! I’m too old. Why would I want to try something new at my age it’s a waste of time
“THIS IS THE END OF YOUR LIFE, ARE YOU READY”?