If this is the case, why aren’t men jumping up and down with excitement when they meet someone they connect with, like we are?Why aren’t they just as keen as we are to know “where things are going” early on in the relationship? I particularly love your list of what sucks about being single.The freedom to date whomever you want and go on as many dates as possible. After all, there's no reason to feel guilt if it's just a date.Keep it casual and grab a drink or dinner with that cute new girl/guy you just met or the person that you've been secretly eyeing for awhile.6.No need to feel guilt over what you post on social media.Unfortunately, the wrong post, photo or comment can be taken out of context and easily misconstrued when you're in a relationship.Immediately after getting out of a relationship, you may feel like you're destined for loneliness.
Figuring out who you are is hard enough without the added pressure of focusing on how to be a girlfriend, too. Not saying that girls in relationships can't have amazing friendships too, but when you're single, your girl squad is everything. That's super common in high school and even college, so you're not alone. Or write fan fic about Harry sweeping you off your feet and spending his entire year off from One Direction traveling the world together. You can pick the best college for you without worrying about what it means for your relationship. Parents tend to have a hard time accepting their "little girl" is grown up enough to date, which usually leads to a lot of fights, tears, and slamming doors.A lot of men my age seem uninterested in a committed relationship, seeming to prefer a more casual “low investment, low return” approach to relationships. As a guy who was single for 35 years, I completely agree and think that – all things remaining equal – having a good relationship is a far superior state of being than being alone.Do men actually ENJOY the endless tedium and stress of going on a string of disappointing dates? (This does not mean that I look down on single people or think you should be in an unsatisfying relationship so, please, spare me the complaints.) But what gets me the most excited, Elaine, is that you’ve forced me to consider something that I’ve never actually considered before: Why Don’t Men Hate Being Single As Much as Women Do?However, in reality, being single, independent and free of the many stresses that a relationship can bring offers several advantages that outweigh relationships.Here are 10 reasons why flying solo is better than being in a relationship.1. With all the “free” time you have, now is the perfect opportunity to get down to your ideal weight, take that class you've been putting off, get a second job or start volunteering.