We live in a world where being single is considered to be a bad thing. People, especially women, who are single are thought to be sad and unfulfilled, always looking for the other person to complete them. Unfortunately, a lot of people end up feeling this way when they are not in a relationship, thinking that there could be nothing worse than being alone. However, being by yourself can be a wonderful blessing, and being a single person has great perks to it too. A lot of people who have been in relationships for a long time, for example, want to be single for a while and experience that freedom. While it may seem like the grass is greener on the other side, maybe it’s time for the single ladies out there to take a good look the grass on their own side and see how wonderful it can be. There are these great upsides that come with singlehood:
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Being in a relationship can be great, but this means working around someone else’s schedule and making someone else a part of your decisions. As a single person, you have the freedom to choose what you want to do, when you want to do it, and how you want to do it without worrying about including someone else. You want to order pizza AND Chinese food at the same time? Go for it. You want to spend money on that ridiculously expensive book, furniture piece or handbag? Go for it. You have the independence to make your own decisions, and this can be a welcome change if you’re been in a relationship that didn’t always let you be free.
Another upside is that you get to spend so much more time with your friends. Your friends are an extremely important part of your life, and have been around for
Quality Alone Time
Alone time can be therapeutic, calming and wonderfully refreshing. Again, society has deemed being alone a bad thing, but taking a chance to get to know yourself can be amazing. Alone does not equate to lonely, and finding ways to spend quality time with yourself, be it reading or listening to music or going out for a walk, is beneficial for overall mental well being and improved perspective.
Increased Dating Opportunities
You can also take your single time to mingle with potential partners and get to know them better.
New Career Prospects
Finally, you can give your career a great deal of your time and take up opportunities that you wouldn’t have done otherwise had you been in a relationship. We consciously or unconsciously think of how we can work around our career for the person we want to be with, and we end up missing a lot of excellent chances to advance our career. This is especially great if you’re an ambitious person and want to achieve something in the career