Dating why being single is healthy

history, single people now outnumber married folks at any age.

The longitudinal associations between marital happiness, problems, and self-rated health. Journal of family psychology : JFP : journal of the Division of Family Psychology of the American Psychological Association (Division 43), 2013, Feb.;27(2):1939-1293."The longitudinal associations between marital happiness, problems, and self-rated health. Journal of family psychology : JFP : journal of the Division of Family Psychology of the American Psychological Association (Division 43), 2013, Feb.;27(2):1939-1293.

Either both of you compromise and no one fully gets what they want, or one of you wins.

Talk about resentment, plus plenty of drama, fighting, and stress.

You may look at other couples enviously and wish that you had someone to snuggle in with, binge watch , and down a pint of Ben & Jerry’s.

If you’re single, be glad you can reap these benefits.If you’re single, and you complain about being single, you’ll normally get some advice about learning to accept yourself before being able to be with a partner.The current model is work on yourself, “improve” yourself, when you’re alone then when you are sufficiently “un-broken” you will be able to attract a mate.To admit that you’re unsatisfied being single is almost like an admission that you’re not ready to be in a relationship; if you’re not “complete” when you’re alone, you’re not worthy of a partner. I meditated, went to therapy, and massage school, and did a bunch of hippy “self care” stuff. I took pay cuts in my professional life to have a more flexible schedule to do all these things, and it was totally worth it.I’m a lot happier, and a lot more mentally stable now than I ever was. I had a minor breakdown chatting with a friend today.

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