66. Don't Need a Man

Cloze Test

Karen was 29 years old. She lived alone. had a few friends, but didn't feel the to hang out with them too much. She a few boyfriends, but no one was worth with. She was a nurse at a hospital. loved her job because she liked taking care people.

Karen's parents visited her one day out the blue. She started to get worried. Why they drive all the way here? It was six-hour drive! Karen's parents always worried about her. and her parents sat in the living room. " why are you guys here?" Karen asked. "Well, were talking about you and your future. You're , but you're not married yet. All your cousins already married," her mom said. Karen groaned. This 't the first time they mentioned it. Every time went to a cousin's wedding, her parents would something about Karen being unmarried. Karen was annoyed her parents wanted her to get married. She fine being alone. She could support herself.

"Why 't you try dating my friend's son? He's 35, , and kind," her dad said. "I don't like set up," Karen said. "He might be really !" her dad said. "I don't need a man. 'll get married when the time is right," Karen . "Aren't you lonely?" her mom asked. "No, I'm with my job and the life I live," said. Karen's parents weren't happy with her answer, they accepted that they couldn't change her mind.