Being single can mean a lot of things. It’s either mean someone just got out of a relationship or it’s simply their choice.
Most of the time, people incorporate being single to being alone and lonely. However, not all the time it goes that way!
Here are some things you can do for yourself in your single years.
Save up some money.
First, you do not have someone who you can treat from time to time. In that case, save up money for yourself! You can use it on different things: start up new businesses, spoil yourself, travel everywhere you can.
On the other hand, your saved money can also be used for things you need to pay for. So, save up money for those rainy days, too!
Spend more time with your family and friends.
No man is an island.
Even if you’re single and independent, you may still need people to accompany you. Spend more time with the people you love the most. Deepen your connections with them, and you may find yourself feeling fulfilled because you get to know more about the people who stayed.
Go to spas, facials, indulge all you can because you’ve got all the time in your hands. Treat yourself the way you wanted others to treat you. Moreover, this is the time when you will care for your body and satisfy your wants, and needs.
Furthermore, your singleness is a blessing because you do not have to worry about someone yet. You can have more time with yourself, your friends, and your family.
Travel all you can.
You can ask your friends to join you in traveling. You may have seen couples traveling together, but enjoying different places is not limited to them only. If you have those traveling feet that love to explore, no one’s stopping you. Go for it, relish the freedom and enjoy the bucks that you have saved!
Learn new things.
The process of learning itself is fun, you may not want to miss it. Furthermore, enjoying the process while gaining knowledge is always a winning situation when you’re single. You gain skills, experiences, memories with new friends, and everything that comes with learning new things!
Meet new people.
Make more friends, acquaintances, and connections that can help one day.
Don’t put yourself in a cage wherein you remain stagnant. Moreover, you’re free and you have the choice to make new friends! Who knows? Some of them may become the one, too.
Never give up love, you’re still too young. You’ll meet new sorts of people in your whole life. Socialize all you can but be wary of some people. Taking care of yourself must become your utmost priority at all times.
If you just got out of a toxic relationship, use your free time to discard all the toxicities that you have acquired. When the time comes that you have to love again, you can now love them properly and be open to each others’ differences.
Unlearning the toxicities will not only help your potential lovers but can also help you as a person. You do not want to become one of the toxic people you’ve known.
Being single doesn’t have to be lonely, because there are things that you can enjoy doing while you relish in your single years.
Spend the time that you have in striving to become a better version of yourself every day. Use your free time to be your own standard in a partner. Do the things that’ll make you happy and improve yourself for you. Furthermore, never let your singleness limit you from doing all the things that you must do. You’re a free spirit, at the end of the day!
Paulette Annefreid Vivar is a journalism student from Cavite State University Indang Campus. She is a musically-inclined student journalist who loves to write poetry and to speak figuratively in her creative works, to compose songs and to sing.