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Why Staying Single In Your 20s Can Be a Very Good Thing
Does your grandma keep asking if you’ve met a nice boy (or girl) yet? Every romantic comedy you see probably reinforces the idea that you’re going to die old, alone, and surrounded by a herd of cats if you don’t snag a date – no, a spouse – right now. Stop.
Close down your OKCupid app and step away from the phone. Now is not the time. If you’re in your 20s and thinking about settling down with the One, and living happily ever after, read this before you say “yes” to that proposal.
Fewer Commitments and More Freedom
There’s a reason that spouses have historically been referred to as “the old ball and chain.” Okay, maybe that’s an overstatement, and certainly not all relationships are like that, but it is important to recognize the fact that single people have more freedom than people in relationships. When you’re single, you only have to worry about one person: you. That means you can do what you want, where you want, when you want, and how you want.