12 Quotes To Prove Being Single In Your 20s Doesn't Suck

Thursday, 9 February 2017

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1. To hate ones life : "Oh it must suck being single."

2. To only be around oneself : "Don't you get lonely?"

3. To see a future with oneself and 10 cats : "Aren't you worried you're going to end up alone?"

Why do some people always make it seem being single in your 20s is the worst thing you could possibly do? When I was younger, I said to myself at 25 I would be married and have children. I am now 26 and I have no husband or children, and you know what, I am totally fine with that. I'm not preaching that being single in your 20s is the best thing, but for me, it is. I can be completely selfish with every aspect of my life. My decisions won't effect anyone else, and that's exactly what I need right now.

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Once you've passed a certain age and are still relationship-less, (even though it's by choice) you get thrown into two groups;

1. You're being way to picky. I didn't realise having a type was a bad thing? And what's with all the rush? The world isn't suddenly going to run out of men. I'm not at a restaurant where they've run out of my 1st choice meal and I have to quickly find something else on the menu I kinda like; this is somebody I'm planning on spending the rest of my life with. I will take a long as I like.

2. You must be doing something wrong. The only thing I'm doing is not looking for a boyfriend. I'm not in a hurry to settle down. At 26 I'm finding out who I am. I can barely commit to a series on Netflix, let alone be committed to another human being.

.@helloaycan is sharing the reasons why being single in your 20s doesn't have to suck

I absoubly love being single, and you know why, because it's a choice, not a consequence. No matter if you're single and loving it, or single and hating it, I have put together a set of my favourite quotes just to let every single singleton in their 20s know that it's ok not to have found 'the one' yet, and to completely embrace your freedom.

  1. "As a self described idealistic I never consider myself as single. I like to say that I’m in between romances at the moment."

    - Carl Henegan

  2. "Single is an opportunity to live life on your own terms and not apologize."

    - Mandy Hale

  3. "Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck."

    - Dalai Lama

  4. "Cinderella never asked for a prince, she asked for a night off and a dress."

    - Kiera Cass

  5. "I think it's very healthy to spend time alone. You need to know how to be alone and not be defined by another person."

    - Olivia Wilde

  6. "Better be a desperate single with many options than a desperate married with no option."

    - Amen Muffler

  7. "You're single not because you are not good enough for one, it's that you're too good for the wrong one."

    - Chris Burkmenn

  8. "To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance."

    - Oscar Wilde

  9. "Every rose has it's thorn, but that doesn't mean you have to put up with a ton of pricks."

    - Kelly Rossi

  10. "I don’t need Prince Charming to have my own happy ending."

    - Katy Perry

  11. "I’ve been single for a while and I have to say. It’s going very well. Like... it’s working out. I think I am the one."

    - Emily Heller

  12. "Not everyone has to ride off into the sunset with a man. Some of us just want a tan."

    - Mandy Hale

Let me know in the comments below let me know why you love being single, and which quote you relate to the most.

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