Are you a single woman tired of your monotonous life? Are you thinking of getting into a relationship only because you don't want to stay single? Are you tired of everybody asking about when will you settle? If yes, then don't worry. You are not the only one who has been conditioned to believe that you need a man to be happy.
Some people want to get into a romantic relationship just because they don't know how to enjoy being single. Believe me, I was also one of them. There was a time when I hated being single and always wanted a man by my side. But not anymore, I have now learned to take advantage of my single life and know the perfect recipe for ‘how to enjoy being single’.
I have now started believing in the law of attraction, and believe that only my positive thoughts will bring positive results in my life. I now enjoy my own company and don't constantly need a man to make me happy.
In today’s article, I will give you tips on how to enjoy being single. These tips will help you to love your life and live your life to the fullest.
Plus, we will also look into why it is important to get into relationships only once you are completely ready.
- 1 How To Enjoy Being Single
- 1.1 1. Go for movies
- 1.2 2. Buy yourself flowers
- 1.3 3. Do something different
- 1.4 4. New hobby
- 1.5 5. Build a strong sense of self
- 1.6 6. Do nothing
- 1.7 7. Travel
- 1.8 8. Get a new sex toy
- 1.9 9. Exercise
- 1.10 10. Conquer a fear
- 1.11 11. Start writing
- 1.12 12. Start reading
- 1.13 13. Pet ownership
- 1.14 14. Identify your goals
- 1.15 15. Spend time with people you love
- 1.16 16. Life assessment
- 1.17 17. Sleep
- 1.18 18. Dance
- 1.19 19. Self-care
- 1.20 20. Learn a new sport
- 1.21 21. Start online dating
- 1.22 22. Play dress up
- 1.23 23. Get a trendy haircut
- 1.24 24. Volunteer at a local NGO
- 1.25 25. Take a long, soothing bath
- 1.26 26. Adopt a child
- 1.27 27. Get a professional massage
- 1.28 28. Laugh
- 1.29 29. Go to a concert
- 1.30 30. Learn about other religions
- 1.31 31. Learn proper communication skills
- 1.32 32. Redecorate your home
- 1.33 33. Take a long walk
- 1.34 34. Have a hookup
- 1.35 35. Go cycling
- 1.36 36. Take yourself on a dinner date
- 1.37 37. Make new friends
- 1.38 38. Start baking
- 1.39 39. Put on sexy lingerie
- 1.40 40. Wash your car
- 1.41 41. Have a house party
- 1.42 42. Find a job that you love
- 1.43 43. Go on dates
- 1.44 44. Start gardening
- 1.45 45. Make a positive affirmation
- 1.46 46. Spend time with your kids
- 1.47 47. Listen to the music
- 1.48 48. Declutter your home
- 1.49 49. Go for a drive
- 1.50 50. Register yourself for a marathon
- 1.51 51. Do yourself
- 2 Is There A Way To Get Into A Romantic Relationship Fast?
- 3 FAQs
- 4 To Sum Up
How To Enjoy Being Single
1. Go for movies
There is nothing to feel odd about going to movies alone. Initially, you might feel that all eyes are on you, but it is important to know that all the other people in the theater are busy watching the movie and it is all in your head. Plus, what can be better than you, yourself being in the position to decide what movie you want to watch?
If you are not comfortable going to a movie theater alone, then you can start by watching your favorite movie alone on your TV. You can set a day aside each week to watch the movie of your choice.
2. Buy yourself flowers
You don't need a partner to get you flowers, you can very well get them for yourself. Flowers instantly lift the mood and make one feel special, so make it a habit to get yourself flowers on special occasions. It would be better if you get them delivered to your address. You can even send flowers randomly to your friends and make them feel special.
3. Do something different
Take advantage of the fact that you are single and get ready to do something that your previous partner never agreed to do. Think hard about all the activities he refused to accompany you to and get ready to do all those things on your own. Yes, it is true that you don't need a partner for everything in your life. You can try things like bungee jumping, surfing, ice skating, etc.
4. New hobby
You might feel that with your hectic schedule, you cannot take any time to pursue a new hobby. But, you cannot be more wrong! It is not that difficult to find a new hobby – all you need is a little patience and some time management. You can enroll yourself in a hobby class of your choice and you will slowly notice changes in yourself.
Not only will you learn a new skill in these classes, but you will also get to make new friends who share your interests.
5. Build a strong sense of self
Now that you are single, make sure to take out some time to build a strong sense of self. Try to understand yourself, your values, your goals, your strengths, etc. Spend some time alone and try to find yourself by defining your strengths and weaknesses and work on yourself. Make a list of things that you can do to enhance yourself and your personality.
6. Do nothing
Make some coffee, sit at your favorite spot in your house and simply do nothing! Take this time off to just let our hearts roam around. Think of things that have made you laugh in the past or things that you made you happy. Think positive thoughts and practice the law of attraction so that only positive and good things happen to you.
If you have never been on a solo trip then it is time for you to go on one! Initially, you might find it difficult to plan the whole trip yourself, but it is time to get out of your comfort zone. A solo trip will not only help you relax, but it will also make you much more confident and increase your self-esteem. A solo trip will give you a chance to experience a new culture and learn new things.
8. Get a new sex toy
Now, that you are single and no more have a partner in your life, how will you fulfill your carnal desires? Don't worry, in the present times, many gadgets can help you to satisfy your bodily needs. There are many options available when it comes to toys, all you have to do is choose the one that best suits your needs. Get ready for a new sexual experience!
Exercise is very important for the well-being of both body and mind. It will help you stay fit and give you more confidence in your body. You can choose a workout of your choice and make it a habit to exercise at least 5 times a week. A good workout will do wonders not only for your body but also for your skin and hair. So get ready to hit it!
10. Conquer a fear
We all have our own fears and these fears hinder our growth and don't let us become the daredevil person we all want to become. It is time to identify your fears and slow and steady work towards conquering them. Once you conquer these fears, you will feel empowered and become more confident about yourself. This might turn into a great experience for you!
11. Start writing
So what if you are not a writer? You can still maintain a journal and pour all your thoughts into it. This will not only enhance your writing but will also help you feel light. If you have an interest in writing, you can also start writing poems or short stories and then look to get them published in some magazine or newspaper. If you are good at it, maybe you can also write a book!
12. Start reading
Being single means that you will have much more time in your hands to do things that you love. So why not do something that will help you learn something new and grow in life? Reading is a good habit, which will not only help you to distract yourself but will also make you much more open-minded. So get ready to make books your best friend!
13. Pet ownership
If you are looking for someone to unconditionally love you, then maybe it is time to get a pet. A pet will positively change your life and will be a perfect distraction. You can visit a shelter home and get a pet of your choice. You can then enroll this pet for house training so that it can adjust well in your house.
14. Identify your goals
It is important to have goals in life, which help you grow and become a much better and stronger person. Take out a diary and in it write down the goals that you want to achieve by the end of the year. You can keep on adding new goals to the list and now without any distraction from the partner, you should diligently work towards achieving these goals.
15. Spend time with people you love
Being single means there is no one in your life chewing uptime, so why not spend your time with people you love. When in loving relationships, often we ignore people who truly love us – friends and family. Now, that you are single, you can connect again with friends and family you have left behind due to any reason. You should spend your time with people who love you.
16. Life assessment
Take out some time for yourself and reflect and assess your life. Ask questions. Are you happy with what you are doing in your life? How can you improve? Let this life assessment guide you and show you a new path. Make a diary and write in it things that you would love to do to enhance your life and empower yourself and make them your goals.
Being single means that you have all your time for yourself. Being alone means that there won't be anyone to judge you or the choices that you make. This also means that you have the whole bed for yourself and you can sleep as much as you want. What else do you want? Get in your bed, put your phone on silent, and don't worry if you sleep for 10-12 hours straight.
Dancing is not only a good physical exercise but it is also therapeutic. So put on your dance shoes and start dancing in your house without any fear of judgment. If you are serious about dancing you can even join a dance class and learn it professionally. You can even call your friends and give a performance in front of them and let them be your critics.
You need to take care of yourself in order to stay fit and healthy. When it comes to physical self-care nothing can be better than a day at the spa. So book an appointment in your favorite and take along your besties to have a fun spa day. You can also get some beauty treatments done, or change your hair color and do something wild and totally unexpected.
20. Learn a new sport
In order to stay fit, it is important that you engage in some of the other kinds of physical activity. And, what is a better physical activity than playing a sport? Get yourself enrolled in a club to learn a sport you always wanted to learn. This will not only divert your mind but will also keep you active. You will also learn to be a team player and make new friends along the way.
21. Start online dating
One way to enjoy your being single is to start online dating. Even if you enjoy being single there is no harm in browsing through profiles of people and checking them out. If things go well, you can even find a suitable partner and get into a relationship. If not, you can maybe make new friends, or have a harmless hookup, without getting into anything serious.
22. Play dress up
Take advantage of your single status and start dressing as you like. With no one around to dictate to you what you should wear and what not, stand in front of the mirror and dress as you please. You will see how just by putting on some makeup you can boost your confidence instantly. You can call your other friends as well and together play dress up!
23. Get a trendy haircut
A good haircut will not only give you a new makeover, but it will also boost up your confidence instantly. It will change your whole look, make you look younger and you will see yourself falling in love with yourself. Remember, it is just hair and it will grow back, so don't hesitate to try something that you have never got done before!
24. Volunteer at a local NGO
Make sure to use your single time to do some good for society. Volunteer for a cause you feel for and take out some time to help people in need. This will not only help you make new friends, but you will also feel much more satisfied and positive in life. If everything goes well and you love what you are doing, then maybe you can also take it as a full-time job.
25. Take a long, soothing bath
One more thing that you can do as a part of self-care is to take a long, soothing bath in your bathtub. So light some aromatic candles, dim the lights, use some flowers and get ready to spend a couple of relaxing hours in your bathtub. While in the bath you can choose to read a book or put on a face pack and just relax. Get ready for a calming bubble bath!
26. Adopt a child
Now, this is something that is actually big and surely not for everyone. But, if you are at that stage of life where you are both financially and emotionally secure and just waiting for a man to have a child with, then maybe it is better to adopt rather than wait for that special someone.
It is true that adopting a child is a very big responsibility and requires a lot of time and energy, but you should definitely think about it if you ever wanted it. There are chances that you might not be eligible to adopt a child, well, in that case, you can look into fostering. But, make sure you are totally ready for it before registering yourself somewhere.
27. Get a professional massage
A good massage cannot only relax your body but your mind as well. So get a massage from a professional and get ready to say goodbye to all your pain and worries. The massage will rejuvenate you and make you feel happy. If you like this experience, then you can make it a habit to get a massage once a week.
Being single means that you don't have someone special who can make you laugh when you are down. But, don’t worry, there is also no one to make you cry for petty things. And for the laughing part, you can always watch some good comedy movies and have a hearty laugh. You can also attend some comedy events and get ready to laugh out loud!
29. Go to a concert
A good musical concert will give you an opportunity to enjoy yourself and have some fun. So call your friends, or go alone if you want to and get ready to listen to your favorite artist live. The vibe and the excitement will make you forget everything and you surely will enjoy yourself at the event. If called on stage, you should not hesitate and just do things that you love.
30. Learn about other religions
Learning about others' religions is one way to become more open-minded and accepting of others. It will help you have a better relationship with your God and will also broaden your horizon. It will ensure that the next time you meet someone from another religion, you know where they are coming from. This will help you in your future relationships as well.
31. Learn proper communication skills
Having good communication skills is important in almost all aspects of your life. Good communication skills not only help you in your professional life, but they are also important when it comes to relationships. Communication is not all about speaking, but it also involves listening to others. You can enroll yourself in a class to learn the right ways to communicate.
32. Redecorate your home
Your home is a place where you spend most of your time. Therefore, it is important that the decoration of your home is as per your liking. So get ready to make some changes in the decoration to give a fresh look to your home. If you do not want to spend a lot on decor, you can try to make some handmade decorations.
33. Take a long walk
Take a long walk in a quiet place and just appreciate the beauty of the nature around you. This walk does not need to be an exercise and you can walk at your own pace, without any thought about the destination. Let your feelings wander around, talk to yourself, talk to your imaginary friend. Do anything that you want to, without thinking about others.
34. Have a hookup
Being a single girl means that you are free to do almost anything you want as you won’t be cheating anyone this way. So get in touch with your past fling, or look for a handsome man around and get ready to have some fun time. Remember, this is not for everyone, and do it only if you can do it without a feeling of guilt and without getting the emotions in between.
35. Go cycling
Cycling is good exercise, so take your cycle and go for a ride around your block. If you don't have a cycle you can rent it for a day and just ride around your city, appreciating the nature that you see on your way. You can even call your other friends and together you can go cycling and have a fun time. You can also make this a part of your workout routine.
36. Take yourself on a dinner date
You don’t always need a partner to take you on a date. You are fully sufficient and there is nothing wrong if you decide to dress in your best outfit and go on a solo date. It will make you feel empowered and you will surely have a lot of fun. Remember, nobody will love you until you love yourself.
37. Make new friends
Now, that you are not in a relationship, you would need someone with whom you could share your dreams and aspirations. Getting into a relationship is not the only way to do it, you can share your feelings with your friends as well. There are many ways to meet new people, but you need to socialize first. So get ready to be out there!
38. Start baking
Baking can be therapeutic. It will not only help you distract your mind but when you will share your baked cookies with your friends and family, it will give you pleasure and make you feel good about yourself. Once you share your baked items with others, there are chances that you will form strong relationships with them.
39. Put on sexy lingerie
It is okay if you are a single girl, you don't always have to look sexy for a man. But, dressing your best is one of the ways to feel good about yourself. So dig in our wardrobe and wear your favorite lingerie beneath your favorite outfit and head out! If you don't have anywhere to go, just go grocery shopping. Knowing you are earring something sexy will give you an extra kick.
40. Wash your car
I know, I know, this looks like a boring thing to do. But, as you are single, you need to be independent and take care of everything. Washing your car and seeing the before and after wash results will give you a sense of accomplishment and make you happy. Once you get the hang of it, you can make it washing your car a routine activity.
41. Have a house party
If you are tired of seeing only couples around you, then maybe you should have a house party only with your single friends. Call all your single friends and have a fun party where you appreciate your single life. You can have some cool games, order delicious food and have a bar. You all can even maybe rant about how amazing it is to be single.
42. Find a job that you love
Not being in a relationship means that your expenses are less and you don't have much responsibility. This is the best stage to look for a new job if you are not happy with your current one. Even if you are not sure about what you want to do in life, you can take on some challenging roles, and the experience will surely help you grow.
43. Go on dates
Being single means that now you can go on as many dates as you want! If you are still looking for a long-term partner, you should not hesitate to go on dates with me in order to know them. On these dates, you should be completely honest about your past relationships and your expectations. If everything goes well, you might soon find yourself in a serious relationship.
44. Start gardening
Gardening is a hobby, which many people enjoy. If you have never tried gardening before, it may be a new experience for you. But, you should definitely give it a try! Gardening will not only act as a distraction in your daily life, but there are chances that you will enjoy the process and get attached to your plants, and form a relationship with them.
45. Make a positive affirmation
One way to use the law of attraction is to use positive affirmations. You can write your own positive affirmations and repeat them thrice a day. If you are looking for something to make your goal, then make repeating these affirmations daily your goals, and slowly you will find them working. They will make you strong and confident!
46. Spend time with your kids
If you are single with kids, then nothing can be better than spending time with your beloved children. Take them out on dinners, play with them, and let them know how much you love them.
If they are teenagers, talk to them calmly and help them understand that no matter how serious a relationship you get into, no one can replace them and you will always love them more.
47. Listen to the music
For many, music is the best therapy. You can put on the music while you are even running some errands, as it will prevent your brain from wandering. You can even sing along with your favorite singer in front of the mirror and have a fun time. The music need not be romantic, you can listen to some part hits and feel like you are in a club.
48. Declutter your home
Decluttering your home is not only one of the ways to organize things, but you will also be happy to find things that you thought you had lost. While organizing your wardrobe, you can also try on some outfits and admire yourself in the mirror. Being single means that you have all the time in your hands and you can finally do things that are important.
49. Go for a drive
You don't need a man to take you for long drives, you can do that yourself. You can call your friends and together you can make a plan to go on a road trip and it will surely be a lot of fun. You can decide on the place, which all of you want to visit, or you can just drive without any destination in mind. You will surely make memories on this trip!
50. Register yourself for a marathon
This will give you the motivation to go for a routine workout because you are just going to throw up at the main event if you don't prepare for it in advance. Running the marathon will give you a sense of achievement and even if you don't win anything, you will still feel satisfied and happy with yourself. Once you get into a habit, you can enter as many marathons as you want.
51. Do yourself
So you have sexy lingerie and you have also got a sex toy, so why not use them? Being single means that you don't have a man in your life to fulfill your carnal desires so why not use what you have at home and show yourself some love? Explore your body, have a pleasurable experience with yourself, and get ready to feel confident and empowered.
Is There A Way To Get Into A Romantic Relationship Fast?
Relationships are tricky and not everyone can handle them. However, many people just like the idea of getting into a relationship, as they feel it is the only way to go! Society portrays a beautiful picture of romantic relationships and there are people around us who treat a single individual as nothing less than a loser.
It is because of all this that people are usually forced into relationships, even when they are not ready! In reality, relationships need time and energy and not everybody is cut out for it. Psychology Today agrees with me that there is nothing wrong if you want to get into a relationship, but before that, you should learn to enjoy your own company.
Learn to enjoy being single and wait for a perfect partner to get into a relationship. Just go about your life, don’t stress and you will find the right man when it is meant to be. Believe in the law of attraction, as positive thoughts will attract positive relations towards you.
Most importantly, relationships are not a status symbol. The most important relationship that you have is with yourself. So enjoy our life, have fun and get into a relationship only when you are completely ready!
You can enjoy your single life by making the most of your freedom and doing things that you love. You need to be comfortable with the idea of being single and see it as an opportunity to learn more about yourself and grow in your life.
You will not be single forever if you don't want to. But if you are single at present, you should enjoy this phase until you find the right partner. You should not set unrealistic expectations when you are in a relationship and accept your partner for who they are.
Single people can be happy if they choose to be. Happiness is a state of mind and has nothing to do with your relationship status. As an individual, you should do things that make you happy and you should not depend on another person to make you happy.
There is nothing wrong with being single at any age. Forty is still single and there are many people in their 40s who have not figured what they want in their lives. Being single at this age allows you to be who you are, grow at your own pace, and try things that you love.
According to Psychology Today, being single is unhealthy only if you are not happy being single. Society has conditioned us to believe that being single is unhealthy, but it really is not so. In a lot of cases, singles are in a much better place in their life as compared to their married counterparts.
To Sum Up
Have these tips helped you? Do you have more tips, which you want to share with our readers? Do you believe in the law of attraction? Are you happy being single? We would love to hear from you about relationships or being single in order to help our readers. Comment now!
As hopeless romantic I struggled tremendously in my love life. After many years of searching, trial & error, and countless failed relationships, I finally found my Mr. Right. It wasn't an easy road, but one that has taught me an incredible amount about the workings of relationships between men and women, and this is what I hope to share through my writing on this blog.