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Enjoy Single Life - Five Activities to Spice Up Your Single Life

Date Added: May 10, 2012 02:01:26 AM
Author: Michelle R. Evans
Category: Single Living

Enjoy Single Life - Five Activities to Spice Up Your Single Life


Being single is tantamount to being free. When there are no strings attached, you can readily make decisions for your own self. There's no need to consult or ask permission from anybody regarding your plans. You won't lack time for developing your talents, dwelling on your hobbies and doing what you simply want.

Leave footprints in different places.
Exploring a new place is a luxurious treat. The fare and hotel accommodation aren't very friendly to the pockets. However, when you're single, you only have to worry about your expenses. So watch out for promotional tickets and invite other adventurers to travel with you. If you're brave enough, try visiting a place all by yourself. It may seem solitary but as you take each step, you'll be amazed at how fast you can come up with decisions.

Go shopping.
Visit a department store and buy yourself something you're dying to possess. Can't you take your eyes off that pair of stunning fuchsia peep-toe shoes? How about that plain chocolate brown full skirt? Go and get them. When you already have a partner, you'll be spending your savings for dates and presents. So while you're still single, don't hesitate to indulge yourself.

Be socially involved.
If you're the community involved type, why don't you volunteer in different causes? Plenty of organizations need a helping hand. You can plant a tree with other environmentalists or have a story telling activity with the cancer-stricken children at the pediatric ward. Not all boyfriends understand and appreciate these projects so enjoy them while nobody's preventing you.

Spend time with family and friends.
When you're in a relationship, you need to go out on dates with your partner to bond and invest in happy memories. This implies you'll have less time for your loved ones. So while you're still unhooked, never miss reunions, occasions or get-togethers. Are your nieces and nephews asking you to take them to the swimming pool? Does your best friend need some company at a party? Grant them your requests, you own your time anyway.

Meet new people.
Whether you're in the supermarket for your grocery needs or at the park for your daily workout, be friendly and get to know people you meet along the way. Each of them brings a wonderful story you'd be interested to listen to. Each has characteristics you'd never find in another person. When you're already dating exclusively, you'll be occupied with meeting his pals and introducing your close buddies to him. You'll have less time for going out with acquaintances.

Life doesn't have to focus on finding a man you can grow old with. Not all great things come with a loving partner. Single life, too, offers abundant opportunities not all people realize. You just have to realize that it neither makes you less of a person nor means you are less loved.

Being single is great, but when you're ready for a relationship and looking for your Mr. Right, read How to Find a Boyfriend. It's good to know the nature of men before entering a relationship; read a vital point at Why Do Men Lie?

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