17 People On The One Thing That Really Sucks About Being Single

“This is lame but I definitely think just feeling like you have to justify it to people. The constant, “Why are you single?” doesn’t help me or anyone else. I don’t know why I’m single. I think I’m a decent person, reasonably attractive, have a good life. I put myself out there, I go out with friends, I think I’m alright. But here I am still single and I’m okay with it for the most part. But then someone asks why or something, and all of a sudden I find myself justifying it just to show that there’s nothing wrong with me. Or maybe I justify it in a way that they can then determine what’s wrong with me. But no one seems to understand or accept that I and maybe other people might just be single for no reason at all. We’re just single. “

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1. I think it’s the eating dinner alone thing. Sure, I don’t have to eat dinner alone. I could technically always find a friend to eat with. But sometimes after being busy at work all day, maybe going to a happy hour or stopping by at the gym, it’d be nice to come home afterwards and have dinner with your significant other. Adam, 26

2. Weddings. Yes, it’s cliché but it’s cliché for a reason. It absolutely sucks having to go to weddings continuously by yourself or scrambling for a date every time. It’ll be nice to have a certain date to a plus one event. Cynthia, 24

3. Sometimes you just want to know that you have someone and they are all yours. I guess that’s the difference between a friend and a boyfriend. Your friend is not just yours, but your boyfriend is all…

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