The benefits of being single….
I know I’ve done a blog already about being single but I just had the urge to write some more on it as certain things have come to my attention lately and I feel like I NEED to say all this!! Haha
I used to be one of those people who jumped from one relationship to the next. I didn’t feel happy on my own, perhaps I didn’t feel validated on my own, I know I didn’t LIKE being on my own. Years ago it seemed like all anyone wanted was to be in a relationship, and to be seen as “normal” you too had to be in one, or at least be looking for one. It was as if the sole purpose of us being here was to find our “soul mate” and our own happy ever after with a partner (and then kids). It was what everyone worked toward. If one relationship failed: find another one! And so I did, I went from one straight into the other (like many around me) and I didn’t take any time to just be ME.
Now I’m 38 (and like to think of myself as old and wise) and I’ve been single for around 8 years (ignoring that little blip in the middle where I married The Tosser) and I think I’ve figured it all out. The purpose of life is