Why does everyone think that being in a relationship or married is superior to being alone? Those are some questions you might want to think about. Our culture places such an emphasis on being part of a couple that it makes single people feel like lepers sometimes. But I want to challenge you to reframe being alone. It's all about your attitude.
How to Deal With Being Single and Feeling Lonely (with Pictures)
What No One Wants to Talk About We often celebrate the power and pleasures of the single life, but skim over one of its harshest realities: As the waiter finishes taking my order, I brace myself for the final question of the transaction: I have a job that pays me to watch TV and talk about movies and interview celebrities. I have a social life packed with besties and beloved co-workers. I go on dates. I am aware that, at 32, my eggs are jettisoning out of my dusty uterus at an alarming rate. I have been alone for the past two years and, prior to my last boyfriend we were together for seven months , for another three years—just like so many women in North America right now.
If You Don't Like Being Single, You Need To Read This
I was always in a relationship. Not long after that I got into a two-year relationship with a man who loved, yet cheated on me. It was a messy breakup. So after ten years in relationships, I found myself alone. Recently some questions have bounced around in mind:
Low A woman at home reading on the sofa. Though the American Psychological Association reports that married women are actually more stressed than single women, you may be feeling overwhelmed if you're newly single or struggling to engage in a social life. A concrete plan and a new mindset can help you combat your loneliness and find meaning in your life, whether you want to date again or remain single. When a Relationship Ends The first thing to do when you are overwhelmed by a broken relationship is to take some time for yourself, suggests the University of Florida Counseling and Wellness Center. Focus on the essentials and use this time to improve yourself.