There was a time when going through a breakup meant lying on your bed surrounded by chocolate and tissues, drinking wine and watching chick-flicks – well, that time has passed. In the 21st century, women are more likely to go out and have fun than wallow in self-pity, and the divorce party is the ultimate expression of that.
The terms divorce party and breakup party first came into circulation about ten years ago, when divorce rates were high and girl power was at its peak.
While some divorce or breakup parties are held jointly by both parties and intended to bring friends and family together to avoid any rifts or damaged relationships, most are held and attended by women.
They often involve elements reminiscent of a hen party and aim to celebrate newfound singledom, rather than mourning the loss of a romantic relationship – booking agencies often field enquiries about hiring upbeat, empowering acts to perform at such events.
It’s not for everyone, sure, but if you’re planning a divorce party we’ve got a suggestion to make sure it goes with a bang – instead of just playing Gloria Gaynor’s I Will Survive, why not book the woman herself?
If you’re interested in a celebrity appearance from one of pop’s true legends at your divorce party or breakup party, contact Gloria Gaynor’s agency to find out more about booking her.