How to Be Single and Happy: 5 Steps
There are studies done all over the world that showcase this generation is embracing singlehood in a way that no other generation has done before. Many young people are comfortable and even happy to be single. Not being in a marriage or a relationship is just fine for many people. The marriage bracket or the age at which people get married today has considerably increased and a large percentage of people are single today. Being single should not be a lonely and sad part of a person’s life. Singlehood can be a very happy time of a person’s life. The following are some of the steps that help people to be single and happy at the same time:
5 Steps to Be Single & Happy
Looking At the Positive Aspects of Singlehood
There are many different positive aspects of being single and enjoying these is a great step towards being happy with singlehood. In addition, there is a freedom in life that is not there when people are in relationships. There is no need to consult a partner while making decisions. Further, there are absolutely no compromises that need to be done to please or take into consideration the wishes of a partner.
There are many financial benefits of being single as caring for a family always costs more money and there is no spouse that will spend all the money. Singlehood gives financial independence and also gives more time for people to work and have fun in life. There is no boring routine and there is no rut that a relationship can fall into after a period of time when single. There is no cheating, jealousy or worrying about a partner in singlehood.
There are many fun activities that a single person can engage in that are not available to people in relationships. Travelling alone or with friends is easier when single. Single people get to spend all their money and do not need to save for the family. Pampering oneself with shopping, spa days and vacations is easier if all the money earned is spent enjoying life instead of contributing it to the relationship or marriage. There are various ways in which single people can spend time pursuing their hobbies as they do not need to give time to their relationship. Without relationships and children, there is very little responsibility in a person’s life and this helps them enjoy life much more than if a person is in a relationship.
Improve Self Confidence
Single persons usually do not depend on anybody to solve their problems. A major step to enjoy singlehood is to be able to be confident enough to be happy and capable of being alone and confident. Single people who forge their own careers, who become financially self-reliant and who can handle almost any type of situation tend to be confident people. The confidence in singlehood is a major step that is needed to be achieved in order to be happy and single.
Maintain Other Relationships
Many times couples are accused of being very involved in one another and for not having time for their friends and family. Singlehood frees people of such constraints and gives time for single people to develop their relationships with their friends and family. An important step of being happy and single is to be able to build relationships within the family and also have a large group of friends. An active social life helps single people as they do not feel lonely and do not even have the time to think about the fact that they are single.
An important aspect of singlehood is independence. Embracing the independence is a major factor for being happy while being single. The independence that singlehood brings gives a sense of confidence and also a sense of honesty about life for many people. Starting to learn to love this independence is a crucial step to be happy while being single. This type of constraint-free life is easy to adopt and single people are more equipped to handle any type of situation in their life on their own.
Being single is not always a sad situation in the lives of millions of people who are single all over the world. The above-mentioned steps are legitimate ways in which people can be single and also be happy at the same time.
About the Author
An MBA in marketing and finance, Agam founded TrimmingsAndLace as a chronicle to her everyday style and an outlet to the passion she grew up nurturing. Since 2014, her platform has been profiling relatable fashion and style looks for the regular Indian girl, aimed at educating the reader and rightfully influencing their decision as a consumer to a product or service.
In addition to the same, Agam also serves as a digital and life skills consultant to several prominent organizations like the UNFPA, IL&FS, Adobe India, Hyundai India, FICCI and the Ministry of Textiles. Agam is also Director Special Projects, U.P. Science Centre.