Many research studies suggest that those in relationships are happier than people who are single; however that is not always the case. Some people are actually happier living a single lifestyle while others may find themselves single at the time being as a matter of circumstance even though they still desire a relationship. The single population in the U.S. has doubled since the 1960’s. More and more people for a variety of reasons are living the single lifestyle.
While at times living a single lifestyle can be lonely and lack the support and companionship that many relationships provide, there are also positives about being single. Being single is less about the box you check on an application and more about what you are learning about yourself. A single person is strong and able to live independently, and able to truly take the time to know who they are as an individual.
Living a single lifetime whether for a short period of time or as a long term situation does not mean you are doomed to despair and loneliness. It is entirely possible to be single and happy, to embrace the situation and make the best of it. Here are some life hacks on how to be single and happy.