11 Reasons Being Single Is Underrated
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11 Reasons Being Single Is Underrated

There's more than 11, but here are a few.

11 Reasons Being Single Is Underrated

Although having a significant other can be a wonderful experience, so can being single. I never could understand why society seems to think only one is amazing, when really, both of them are. There are many great things about being single, and here are a quick 11 of them:

1. You don't have to spend money on someone else.

Birthday presents, Christmas presents, Valentine’s day gifts - throw all of that out the window. Those $50 you’d be dropping for someone else (who probably won’t enjoy or appreciate as much as you’d like them to) can be spent on anything you want.

2. You don’t have to take anyone else’s dinner requests into consideration.

No “I don’t know, where do YOU want to eat?” here - you can eat wherever you want or cook whatever you want, every single day.

3. No boring sex life for you!

You can hook up with whoever you want (as long as all parties give consent!), whenever you want, no constraints or judgment. Sex is never repetitive or boring, and when it is, you can just move on from it.

4. Babysitting a plus-one at your office party or parent’s anniversary is out of the question.

If you show up alone, there’s no one you need to be responsible for! Them getting too drunk, saying something inappropriate, or wearing the worst sweater known to mankind can’t happen if they don’t exist.

5. Literally anything can happen to your life at any time, and that anticipation is a feeling worth appreciating.

6. If you want to make a change - move cities, change your job, take a trip - there’s not a single soul you have to consult about it.

Any change you make is for you, and no one can stop you, or make you feel guilty.

7. You don’t have to hang out with their friends that you may not like, or on that note, their family that you may not like.

8. There’s no one to defend purchases to or fight about money with when there’s no one there.

If you want to buy something, you go for it!

9. You have time to spend on whatever you’d like.

You can hang out with friends daily, advance your career without interruptions, or just take a lot of naps with no one bothering you.

10. Speaking of sleeping, spending the night alone is WAY underrated.

No one is waking you up earlier than necessary with an alarm (or snoozing it multiple times!), no one is stealing the covers, and no one is talking when you’re trying to sleep. Just you and your dreams, left alone. Ahhh..take it in.

11. You really learn to love yourself and spend time alone.

You realize how fulfilling your relationship with yourself is, and how much you have to offer the world.

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