There is a lot of stigma that comes with being single, but it doesn’t necessarily mean it’s true.
A lot of people are not looking for love, companionship, or anything otherwise. The truth is a lot of people enjoy spending time by their lonesome. You can be alone, but not lonely.
Here are some uplifting, true, and often blunt quotes about the sorrows and joys of being single.
I am in a serious, committed, and complicated relationship with a wonderful and fabulous person: myself.
In the end of the day, I’d rather go home to an empty quiet house full of peace instead of going home and be greeted with choices that scream of compromise.
You can dangle being single above the heads of all your friends. You’re free, you’re sexy, and you are taking your time being and knowing yourself which is by far better than any rushed decision to conform to society’s standards.
Listen. You don’t need anyone to complete you. You are already whole to begin with.
You gotta get over yourself. Just because you are single doesn’t mean nobody loves you.
Being alone is a choice you make when you know yourself too well and not want to share your awesome with anyone until they deserve it.
There is no problem in getting along with your own self. You just enjoy your own company.
Single is just a civil status saying you own all your property by yourself.
Single people often get mad when they watch romantic movies, often pointing out through the film, the false advertising of the business of love.
Bitter is not always bad. Dark red wine and chocolate are often the favorites of those happily single.
The fear of commitment is a mental scar. Some people, for one reason or another, cannot give themselves fully to something without risking their souls. For them, being single keeps them alive.
Lovers come and go. Marriages dissolve every day. Often times, the best person you can spend the rest of your life with is yourself.
I sometimes wonder about why I am single. I look good and I have many beautiful qualities. I enjoy delicious food and good wine and I know how to have fun. Then I realize I am in very good company by myself and then I stop wondering.
Until you see yourself dating yourself and enjoying your own company, don’t bother dating.
Try to cultivate a good relationship with yourself. Only then, when you’re at peace with who you are as a single individual, will you be open to finding love.
I am not single. I am dating the world. Why stop with just one person when I can give my love to everyone?
Coming out single from a long relationship is like reemerging into a strange new world where you are the protagonist and that you are on a new adventure of self-discovery.
I would rather be single and true to myself than to be in a relationship for society’s sake and live a lie.
Being single is a choice. You’re not going to find love if you stay at home all day. Go and discover the world and pretty soon, the world will discover you.
Never worry about being single. People can sense the desperation. Instead of worrying, enjoy your life and your relationship status will not matter.
In retrospect, we are all single. No matter how much you are part of other’s lives, in the end, everyone dies alone.
The worst relationship advice for Single people is to make yourself better for the next person to come along. No, the best advice is you should make yourself better for yourself so that if someone is worthy to share your life, they will be grateful they found you.
Singularity doesn’t always equate to availability. A person might not be seeking a relationship, but peace.
Being single is unbearable when you know who you want to be in a relationship with.
Being single is a timeless gift. When else are you going to find time to know yourself completely? Doing this ensures that in the future, when someone asks you what you want to eat for dinner, you can confidently say exactly what you want.
You don’t need that Prince Charming to get your happily ever after.
If you have a lonely soul, you are likely to stay that way whether you are in a relationship or not.
You don’t need to be in a romantic relationship in order to validate your existence.
Never compromise your life to accommodate someone because you’re afraid of being single. It is a freedom in this world of chains to be able to be truly yourself without anyone’s approval.
There are many things you can enjoy when you are single, and you don’t have to enjoy them alone.
Friends and family are a gift, and there is no better time to enjoy their company fully than when you are single.
I don’t see why my life has to be validated by a relationship. Am I less human if I am single? Am I suddenly going to sprout horns and a tail if I had a breakup? I am, and will always be, myself with or without a partner. I am human. I am whole.
Forcing yourself to be in a relationship, even if it means being with shallow and unthoughtful people, can be poison. Being single, in this instance, is a choice for good health.
There is nothing wrong with settling- it means you’ve found enough comfort to start building a nest. But when settling means having someone obviously less than you deserve, then what you are doing is compromising your life.
Everyone is doomed to suffer their own fate. If being single is yours, might as well make the best of it.
Some people fear being single because of the things they cannot do on their own. Women despair at changing a tire and men weep over a lost button. Learning the things you can’t do on your own, however, will greatly dispel that fear.
You don’t need to be rescued. What you need is a dose of reality and advice telling you how to get your life together as a single person before getting someone involved.
People often feel bad about being single because they end up comparing themselves to their friends. The best cue to this envy is to stop comparing. Just because it worked for them, doesn’t mean it’ll work for you.
Your happiness is not defined by your relationship status. A partner is exactly that, a partner. No one can live your life but yourself.
You are not too picky, too flashy, or too unattractive. Your being single has nothing to do with how others see how you make your decisions. After all, it’s your life.
People often end up in relationships because they’re bored. Not because they are in love or anything like that, but because when they are single, they don’t know what to do with themselves.
It is important to show your children real love and affection so when they grow up, they don’t go looking for it from someone else and they can take care of themselves.
If you have to change someone so that he or she can be with you, the relationship is pointless.
It is unfair to use someone as a vent to your frustrations. Be single, be lonely, but never use someone as cruelly as that.
I have a friend who wished for a man to come and whisk her away to his castle. When it happened, reality sunk in, the dishes were unwashed and she hated the color or his walls. Then she wished again for her old life, but by then it was too late.
Being alone is not easy. You essentially have to hang out with yourself all the time, but if you enjoy it, then being with people will be easier.
Often celebrate your solitude.
When you cannot afford to give time to others, then being single is a gift to yourself.
The best part about being single is you can eat ice cream in ratty underwear watching Disney movies in bed and no judgements.
The love you need the most comes from yourself. Never compromise your soul to be loved by another who cannot love all of you.
The worst is gets, the more you want to fight for it. But what if the natural order of things is for both of you to be single again?
Being single and happy is better than being in a miserable relationship.
Enjoy being single. It is a status where you have the power to dole out your free time to whomsoever deserves your company.
I am not lonely, nor am I alone because I am single.
Learn to differentiate between being alone and being lonely. The former is fine but the latter usually has people getting into relationships for the wrong reason.
It is a luxury to wake up in your soft bed and stretch all roll so much without bothering someone next to you.
Not everyone needs or wants to be in a relationship. You should never try to associate how you feel about being single to others who decide otherwise.
Partners will let you down and leave but you are always there when you need you.
Romantic relationships are an illusion forced upon by society on Singles in order to eventually tax them for their union.
No one else can truly be with you for richer or for poorer and for sickness and in health than yourself.
The thought of having a meal good for one is a depressing thought for most people. Me? I like to treat myself to some fresh greens, buttery cream pasta, a grilled salmon, and a really nice wine. The thought that I can eat this feast by myself, cooked by myself to my taste, and served with the best of service always makes me grateful for being single.
You are not required to be in a relationship. There is nothing more stupid and fruitless than to force yourself to be with someone because it makes other people happy.