11 Things Every Unmarried Latina Over 25 Has Heard

As if dealing with the *sometimes* lonely days of single hood isn’t depressing enough, mami has her not-so-subtle ways of reminding you you’re the only one in la familia entera who hasn’t been able to score a life partner.

“I’m not going to be able to die in peace knowing no one will take care of you.”

“Tu prima Ana, remember the one you used to babysit? She’s getting married next week.”

“Where did I fail, mija? Dime, qué hice mal?!”


Umm… What do you mean? Look at me, I’m flaw-less.

“I guess I should give your Christening outfit away to charity at this point.”

“Mija, you really have to check that genio, you’re scaring guys away.”

“What do you think about a singles’ cruise for Christmas?”

“Yo le hablé al padre, he’s looking into nice suitors for you.”

“You know how God feels about unmarried people.”

“Yo ya no se qué decirle a mis amigas.”

“I always wanted to be a grandmother. I can kiss that dream adios.”

“Do you hate men that much or are you just trying to punish me?”