Seven Ways Being Single during the Holidays is Actually Better than Being in a Relationship
Single during the holidays this year? Then congratulations! You have so much to rejoice over. In fact, we can name seven! Here are seven ways being single during the holidays is actually better than being in a relationship:
1. You Save Money
When you’re single, you’re not obligated to buy your significant other—or even their family members for that matter—a gift. Thankfully, leaving you with more money in your pocket to buy whatever Santa might have missed on your gift list.
2. No Awkward Holiday Dinners With Their Family
Remembering people’s names, forgetting not swear, answering personal questions—not your concern! This holiday season you get to sit back, relax and enjoy the familiarity of your family and the taste of your mom’s famous spiked eggnog.
3. You Don’t Have to Run Your Weekly Schedule By Anyone
This one’s a year-round thing in a relationship, but it’s definitely more prominent during the holiday season. Between the hustle and bustle of gift shopping and visiting family, you won’t have to check-in with your partner to let them know when you’re coming home or if they’re on their way to meet you—what a relief!
4. Your Room Temperature Stays Exactly the Way You Want It
It’s a well-known fact that men and women prefer different room temperatures. If one person’s hot the other’s too cold. Thankfully, you won’t have to put up with that this year. This holiday season, you can ooze into the comfort of your home at the perfect room temperature. Enjoy!
5. You Don’t Have to Compromise
The problem with compromise is that one person always gets the short end of the stick and both are never completely satisfied with the agreement. Want to watch your favourite holiday movie when the basketball game is on? Go right ahead! What about finishing the last carton of eggnog? It’s all yours! Oh and what about leaving your friend’s party early to go to their friend’s party? Not this year!
6. You Can Leave a Party Whenever You Want
Going to holiday parties with a significant other can be such a drag. When you’re ready to leave, they’re too busy having the time of their life. Sure, you could leave separately, but let’s be real here, that never happens without one of you getting mad. This year, you can go and come as you please.
7. No Choosing Between Their Friends and Yours for Holiday Parties
Go to whatever party you want or go to none at all. It’s your decision. That’s right, YOURS! No compromise, no petty arguments and no getting the short end of the stick.
Not to get all Star Wars on you, but the force is literally with you this holiday season. Make sure you savour it!
– Lucy and the Lavalife Team