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Is the "single life" a vocation?

Sep 27th 2010

  • It is a vocation with a capital V (ie. Priest, Religious) - 27.9%
  • It is a vocation with a lower case v (ie. mechanic, chef) - 13.5%
  • It is not a vocation of either kind just a state in life. - 47.1%
  • I have no idea. - 11.5%

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June 22nd, 2012 - John-683886 said:

no - single life is meant for church religious (albeit: priests, the pope, bishops, cardinals, brothers, nuns, monks, etc.). I believe there's at least someone out there of opposite gender for everyone non-religious.

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February 5th, 2012 - Carmel-605444 said:

If i thought so i wouldnt be here so I hope not. Life is all about ur family not your brothers or sisters family. But its really hard to find people to actually meet up with....i cant understand the reticence of men to meet....anyone any ideas on this??

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Poll Demographics

It is a vocation with a capital V (ie. Priest, Religious) (311 votes)
Overall Response
29.9%
Men
28.4%
Women
31.3%
18-25 yr olds
62.5%
26-35 yr olds
40.2%
36-50 yr olds
22.6%
51+ yr olds
22.8%
It is a vocation with a lower case v (ie. mechanic, chef) (129 votes)
Overall Response
12.4%
Men
13.2%
Women
11.7%
18-25 yr olds
15.6%
26-35 yr olds
13.8%
36-50 yr olds
11.2%
51+ yr olds
12.0%
It is not a vocation of either kind just a state in life. (481 votes)
Overall Response
46.2%
Men
46.0%
Women
46.4%
18-25 yr olds
12.5%
26-35 yr olds
34.3%
36-50 yr olds
54.2%
51+ yr olds
54.8%
I have no idea. (119 votes)
Overall Response
11.4%
Men
12.4%
Women
10.6%
18-25 yr olds
9.4%
26-35 yr olds
11.8%
36-50 yr olds
12.0%
51+ yr olds
10.4%