10 Reasons Why Staying Single Could Be The Best Decision Of Your Life
We spend a considerable amount of time and money (those expensive dates and gifts) on finding the right life partner. Yes, all humans need companionship but is it worth it to vow for a single partner for the rest of our lives?
Parents, family and friends are always curious about our relationship status. Once you pass the mid-20s, there is a big question mark over when we are planning to get married. If not, are we in a committed relationship or not? Society has always been judgemental about single people and there is always a peer pressure of look everyone is in a relationship – what about you? People are always worried about your wellbeing and happiness. But why?
We spend a considerable amount of time and money (those expensive dates and gifts) on finding the right life partner. Yes, all humans need companionship but is it worth it to vow for a single partner for the rest of our lives? Well, it is quite subjective but here is another and not so popular point view of about the benefits of staying single.
#1 As you grow old, you become more used to stay single. Your single life becomes more satisfying in comparison to couples’ lives due to lesser responsibilities and liabilities.
#2 As per the research done by scholars at the German Centre of Gerontology, couple’s quality of relationship deteriorates drastically in their mid-life, unlike single people who consistently lead a very satisfying quality of life.
#3 In the long term, single people don’t suffer from a greater degree of loneliness like couples who lose their partners due to death or other reasons.
#4 You become friends with more like-minded people who are also single and gain a greater sense of confidence that probably, this is the best decision of your life.
#5 Single people don’t have to deal with the societal pressure of having kids. Hence, you end up saving a lot of financial and emotional capital for yourself. And really, why bring kids in a world full of chaos and environmental woes. Plus you always have the option to adopt kids if you really think that you want to become a parent in the future.
#6 You can take the trips at any date of the year without having to worry about the work schedule of your partner. Explore the world on your terms.
#7 Nobody is there constantly telling you how annoying, impossible or strange you are. You are not constantly accountable for anything and everything.
#8 Singles are more capable and open to taking risks and adventurous endeavors in life. Be it pursuing your next startup idea or planning to go sky diving – leverage your singlehood.
#9 You are not monitoring your biological clock. The only time you look at clocks is to check out happy hours.
#10 You don’t spend most of your time solving the problems of your partner. Means you have more time to build your own life.