Monthly Archives: September 2018

Supporting singletons, but not in the way you think.

Supporting singletons, but not in the way you think.

As a permanently single individual I experience the World in a slightly different way to others. Some differences are obvious and expected. Others are probably unknown to the majority. But those differences exist regardless and sometimes that leaves us needing more support than you think, even for us strong independent women (yes I’m referencing Destiny’s Child). In life it is very easy for us to take things for granted. I know there are so many things I don’t appreciate enough. I think that individuals in a relationship take things for granted that singles don’t have, and I mean way beyond

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“Do you have a boyfriend yet?”: Why being single gets tougher the longer it lasts for

“Do you have a boyfriend yet?”: Why being single gets tougher the longer it lasts for

Being single gets tougher the longer it lasts for. But it gets easier too, you get more used to it, it has become normality. But that’s what makes it difficult. All I’ve ever known is being single, and I’ve become pretty great at it if I do say so myself! But if I were to meet someone, would I even be able to not be single? As I’ve become older, and a relationship seems ever more elusive, I wonder if I could actually be in one. I have become so independent, so entirely used to doing things my way and

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Single is all I know

Single is all I know

I am 26. I am single. I have always been single. I don’t mean that in a ‘it feels like I’m always single’ sort of way, it’s just a fact about me. Just like the fact that the Earth rotates around the sun, I have always been single. To clarify, for those wondering, it really is what it sounds; no relationships, no dates, no romantic involvements, ever. For me being single just IS, there is no why or how, only is. Just like my height or age- it just IS, like my favourite TV shows or music, like who my friends

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