Embrace the Positives of Being Single!
Posted by James Lane for Bounceback.com
In celebration of National Singles Week, when everyone is looking at their single life with a glass half empty view, we have discovered so many reasons why it is just awesome to be single.
1. Enjoying your free time
When you are single, you have more time to focus on your friends, read a great novel, or watch your favorite television show. It is a time for you to relax and not have to worry about someone else for a change. You can wake up when you want, go to brunch with some friends, and then come home and watch the Kardashian marathon, with no guilty conscious.
2. Experience new things
Especially if you are young, being single is the best opportunity to experience all new things! A new city or a new job. You aren't tied down to anything, so if you want, you can get up and move cities and start a new life. You get to know yourself in a totally new way; a way you wouldn't if you were in a relationship.
3. You are free to flirt
Instead of sitting at the bar with your girlfriends talking about your relationship, you can now wander around the bar, flirt with whomever you would like. And you can be whoever you like. It's a great feeling to be unattached and to not feel guilty about someone buying you a round of drinks at a bar. So drink up!
4. It's a less stressful time
When you are in a relationship, there are always going to be those moments of stress; all of those fights that come with being in a relationship and acts of jealousy are gone. You no longer have to worry about who is calling you at what time, or if you burnt the chicken, or if you have to work late. Your time is only your time now. Take advantage!
5. Falling in love all over
We know that you won't be single for long. It's just a matter of time before you meet someone that truly makes you feel special. The first meeting is always such a great, unexpected experience. So is the first date. There is so much potential to come from a first date: a great story, a first kiss, and even a second date. Soon, you will be happy you had the chance to be single and you will be ready, established, and focused. You will go into this new relationship confident and prepared.
So, on National Singles Week, really try to reflect on all of the benefits of single life, and enjoy them while they last, because soon you will find that special someone that will make everything that much better!
To read more from James, visit his website Expiration Dating.
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