Everyone wants to find a soul mate and have someone to share their life with. However, there is nothing wrong with being single. This is the time where you should grow and begin to understand yourself. Take this time to be a better you and know what kind of person you want to be. Don’t ever feel like you are an outsider being single. Always look at the pros and never the cons.
If you want go to the gym - then go.
If you want to eat take away for dinner late at night - then eat it.
If you want to go overseas and travel for six months - then do it!
You have no one to answer to when you are single, which allows you to do what you like whenever you like. It is not a bad thing having to answer to someone, but there will always be a setback. You cannot just pack your bags whenever you like and go travelling across the other side of the world. Being in a relationship means having commitments. Embrace the time you have being single and do the things you want to do without regrets later on in life.
Being single is the time to meet so many different people. Whether you only become friends or they are just a one off encounter, you can learn from them all. They can help you decipher what you like and dislike when searching for the perfect one. You can go on one date or three dates in one week, but when you are in a relationship, this all has to stop.
There are even social media sites that are dedicated to singles all around the world. ‘Single and Proud’ is one page that you can find on Facebook. This page will give you great inspiration, filled with quotes and music dedicated to singles. This page will make you love being single.
No matter what, we all go through stages of our life where we find ourselves single. Embrace this time and enjoy every minute of it. This is a time of your life that will be different to any other.
Great article Simone. Being single is an opportunity to enjoy your own company. You can set the table nicely with your best tablecloth, flowers and candles and listen to your favourite music while you eat a meal of your own choosing cooked just the way you like it. As you said, you are free to make so many choices when you are single. It is a time to be enjoyed.