Being in a relationship is nice and so is being single
There are times in a person’s life when one wonders whether it is better to live single or to be in a relationship. Being single involves freedom, fun while being in a relationship seems the more mature as it provides stability and ability to start a family.
One does not value what one has and wants what he does not have! The same goes for relationships. When you’re single, you crave for a relationship and when you are in a relationship, you notice all the perks of being single.
Here are pros and cons of being single to make you realize what people often paint about singlehood are really best days of our life or are the absolute worst?
PROS: When you are single you have the perfect opportunity to focus on your work, your education, exploring your talent and yourself.This is the time to explore new and healthy hobbies and to experience every bit of life you possibly can.You can do whatever you want as you don’t have to give time to anyone. So, this is a great advantage of being single as there is much less stress on you.
CONS: Giant gaps in the schedule are not always being spent as productively as they should be.The disadvantage of being single is that since you have much more time, many people usually end up falling for bad habits like porn, drugs, and alcohol. The time you have got by being single if not used properly can also have an adverse effect on yourself.
PROS: When you are single your spending is much less and spent totally on yourself, you don’t have to buy gifts, spend on dates, vacations. So you have a lot of savings which you can use it to party with friends.
CONS: Let’s face it – when you are in a relationship, you have more money to play with! More money for vacations. More money for dates, More money for anything that you might not be able to do when you’re only living on one income but you don’t have any partner to hang out which indicates you are lonely.
PROS: Life is far less stress when one is single. All the people in a relationship will understand the different types of stress like money management to spend time on looking good, planning dates, buying gifts, fights and long arguments are such drainage of energy.
CONS: Definitely you are free from such mental stress. But you won’t believe that researchers have proved that men and women in a relationship are much happier than the person who is single because slowly they get pro in stress management
PROS: You are a free bird when you are single. You can do what you want when you want it.Whatever things you like to do, what you want to wear, night out with friends, meeting new people. You don’t need to take the needs or desires of your partner, therefore, you don’t feel tied down and can do what you want.
CONS: There is no con as a single man/woman enjoys more freedom compared to a man or woman in the relationship. Although people in a relationship have less freedom. Freedom is one of the biggest advantages when a person is single.You get to be a free spirit
Some people fear a relationship because either they have heard the wrong things or they have experienced a very bad relationship. Although being single is somewhat enjoying to a certain point of life
Both the sides have advantages and disadvantages, but it totally depends how we want our life to be. As much fun as it can be to be single, having a special person can be fun too. And as much as you might hate being alone, don’t try to rush into anything or force it. Just go with the flow and let it happen, but most of all, be you and have fun!
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