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Good things about being single
« on: Aug 09, 2008, 02:46:04 PM »



Any?
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Offline chakram

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Re: Good things about being single
« Reply #1 on: Aug 09, 2008, 03:04:22 PM »
Depends on people...for me...I don't see a good thing

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Re: Good things about being single
« Reply #2 on: Aug 09, 2008, 03:22:23 PM »
How do you get into the right relationship?
First, get out of the wrong one.


Someone told me that many years ago, and I often remember it. If you are single, it means you are available when someone lovely appears.

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Re: Good things about being single
« Reply #3 on: Aug 09, 2008, 03:27:24 PM »
Faaar too many to list here!

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Re: Good things about being single
« Reply #4 on: Aug 09, 2008, 09:47:14 PM »
You can assume the 'starfish' position in bed, and not get poked for it  :D

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Re: Good things about being single
« Reply #5 on: Aug 09, 2008, 10:34:55 PM »

Any?

Millions! I won't list them because they are my own personal reasons and probably won't apply to you but believe me, there are lots ;D

Enjoy the time to learn about yourself again, especially if you are still hurting from a relationship that ended.

To be comfortable, secure and happy in a relationship you have to be all those things as a single woman first :)


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Re: Good things about being single
« Reply #6 on: Aug 09, 2008, 10:36:14 PM »
You can assume the 'starfish' position in bed, and not get poked for it  :D

Not necessarily a negative thing ;) :P

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Re: Good things about being single
« Reply #7 on: Aug 09, 2008, 11:08:11 PM »
You don't have to share your bed
You don't have to explain your every move
No one snore apart from you, but you can't hear that as you're asleep  :D
There's no jealousy when you flirt with others
You don't have to worry bout anniversaries
You can control what you watch on telly
Same with music
 I'm sure there's more but I can't think atm....

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Re: Good things about being single
« Reply #8 on: Aug 09, 2008, 11:59:35 PM »
At this moment in time - I love being single

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Re: Good things about being single
« Reply #9 on: Aug 10, 2008, 12:05:43 AM »
At this moment in time - I love being single

Snap  :D

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Re: Good things about being single
« Reply #10 on: Aug 10, 2008, 01:31:44 PM »
Being able to do what I want, pursue the causes I want and be who I wanna be without risk of pissing my partner off.

Getting a girlfriend is not on my list of agendas... Been there done that... Guys, girls... Whatever. I'm just not relationship material and would be lying to myself if I said anything different.

Edited: I don't mean that in a way that I am down on myself. I think that there is too much pressure to hook up, to the extent that some people think there is something wrong with you if you don't. Financially it makes life easier, but apart from that, for me at least, it is something I am in no hurry to do.
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Re: Good things about being single
« Reply #11 on: Aug 10, 2008, 02:01:17 PM »
Not that I can think of. When I am not single I don't believe in anyone dictating what the other does etc..

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Re: Good things about being single
« Reply #12 on: Aug 10, 2008, 05:38:39 PM »

Any?

Millions! I won't list them because they are my own personal reasons and probably won't apply to you but believe me, there are lots ;D

Enjoy the time to learn about yourself again, especially if you are still hurting from a relationship that ended.

To be comfortable, secure and happy in a relationship you have to be all those things as a single woman first :)




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Re: Good things about being single
« Reply #13 on: Aug 13, 2008, 05:01:04 PM »
There are loads and loads and loads and loads and LOADS

Being single is fabulous.

Sure, it is wonderful to love and be loved back. But being single can be a wonderful way to live your life if you decide that you're going to do it positively and not sit and mope about waiting for the next relationship. No one knows how long they will be single for so it makes sense to enjoy your single time and all the perks that come with it as fully as possible


You don't have to share your bed
You don't have to explain your every move
No one snore apart from you, but you can't hear that as you're asleep  :D
There's no jealousy when you flirt with others
You don't have to worry bout anniversaries
You can control what you watch on telly
Same with music
 I'm sure there's more but I can't think atm....

All of these.
The bed thing is wonderful - and also there is no pressure to go to bed at the same time, no one to question why you want to go to bed at a different time.
You can thoroughly enjoy your friendships with others without any of the pressure of being in a relationship
You want to up and do something random this weekend? You can do it! No one is going to say 'oh I thought we were going to see X&Y on Saturday' or 'Sunday is the day we set aside to do the garden'
All your housey achievements are yours - those shelves? You put them up, well done. And no more having to 'discuss' *coughs* interior design. Your house can be a true reflection of you
Plus you don't have to have all their bad taste stuff in your space  ;)
Running late at work? That's ok, no explaining to do.

I'm not saying that coupledom is bad, but there are real positives to being single - it all depends on how you attack it

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Re: Good things about being single
« Reply #14 on: Aug 14, 2008, 12:25:21 AM »
Being single is just a different way to live life.#
I don't find any pressure being in a relationship, on the contrary I feel free and respected and desirable. The only difference really is if the opportunity appear I can sleep with different people anytime I want and if in a relationship I'm monogamous and faithful which I find wonderful to dedicate to someone in love.
Anyway...everybody know's this :P
Single or not, enjoy life to full :-*
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