Post Holiday Angst

Jan 29, 2011 by

Dear Madison Avenue Advertising Executives, The holidays have come and gone; however, visions of marketing messages still dance in my head. Beginning at Halloween and ending at new year’s consumers are bombarded with constant hints of what your near and dear really wants to make the season bright. But ..if you’re single you are invisible. I’M SINGLE!! There- I said it. No one was buying me a Lexus wrapped in a big red bow. There would be no diamond bauble given to me by a handsome and obviously smitten gentleman. No overpriced watch or a charm bracelet commemorating all our special moments was in my Christmas stocking. When did Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanza become all about romance? Isn’t Valentines Day enough to get through? I can’t help but wonder why Madison Avenue ignoring a critical...

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