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9 things terminally single people want everyone else to know

We’re actually grand, thanks.

IN MOVIES AND TV, singledom is always painted as the worst possible thing – it’s just doom, gloom, loneliness and endless, endless searching for The One.

In real life, the actual problem is everyone in a relationship thinks single people are really unhappy about being single.

But in fact – they aren’t. Surprise! There’s some things you should know.

1. We don’t need to be set up with your friend

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No. Please. Don’t. Please. Don’t do that.

2. Relationship chat is mostly B-O-R-I-N-G

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Don’t care about what your Stephen is doing at work now, soz!

3. There is no such thing as being ‘too picky’

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OK, maybe there are limits. But why should we settle for less than the best?

4. The old love advice clichés mean absolutely nothing to us

It’ll happen when you least expect it.
There are plenty more fish in the sea.
You need to love yourself first.

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Cheers for that?

5. Relatives – stop asking us about weddings and grandchildren

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What if we NEVER get married, eh? Or NEVER have children?

Oooooh, scared now aren’t you?

6. We’re not going to turn into crazy cat people

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We know you worry about it. But it’s not going to happen. (We’re pretty sure anyway.)

7. Don’t pretend that you wish you were single too

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Sounds like you should never have gotten married, mate.

8. We know we’re gorgeous/smart/funny and anyone would be lucky to have us

Thanks for the reminder though.

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9. But we don’t really need anyone at all, actually

ALL THE LADIES (AND MEN) WHO INDEPENDENT!

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Previously: 19 people who are excellently embracing their singledom>

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