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Is it okay to be single forever?

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Is it okay to be single forever?
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June 19th, 2015 9:44am
It's okay to be single, married, etc., as long as you are happy. There's no time restrictions on happiness.
June 19th, 2015 5:29pm
It is perfectly fine if that's what you want. If someone doesn't want a partner then there's no need to force a relationship. It's perfectly fine to be single if that's what you want.
June 20th, 2015 2:23am
Relationship status does not make a person. It is entirely up to how comfortable you are with yourself.
June 20th, 2015 6:38am
It is ok to be single forever as long as that's what makes you happy. It all comes down to your happiness. No one should tell you how to live your life that's why it's yours.
June 21st, 2015 7:22am
Yes it is! All that matters is that you are happy. Who cares if you are single or not? All that should matter is YOUR happiness.
June 22nd, 2015 2:30pm
If you're okay with it, then yes! There is no obligation to be in relationship; if you're happy single, then stay single. It's your life, live it how you want to :)
June 24th, 2015 4:59pm
It is absolutely okay to be whatever you want. If being single makes you content, then rock and roll with that! No one else's opinions or thoughts can define what is okay for you, you have the right to do that yourself : )
June 24th, 2015 9:02pm
If that's what makes you happy, of course it is! Nobody has to rely on somebody else to make themselves feel happy!
June 24th, 2015 11:54pm
Yes. Being single is basically being in a realtionship with yourself. As long as you are happy, you dont have to feel pressured by society.
June 25th, 2015 5:53am
It is definitely alright to embrace your individuality, and although you may feel lonely at times, you'll be pleased with the path you chose for yourself.
June 25th, 2015 5:11pm
It is perfectly okay! It's your life, your choices, if you don't want to be in a relashionship that is perfectly fine. Do what your heart desires.
June 26th, 2015 8:36am
Totally, you're all you have so if you're single forever then that's just the choice you made in your own life :)
June 26th, 2015 4:06pm
It's okay to do whatever you'd like. If someone is happy that's all that matters. Be happy with you.
June 26th, 2015 8:33pm
Of course! My aunt is single and she's amazing. And single guys too x enjoy life. It doesn't matter if you're in your 20s or 70s. Being single is great, every relationship status is fine. I personally would rather be single than with someone I don't care about, or love. Feel free to dm me xx
June 27th, 2015 5:16am
Yes, it is okay to be single forever. You know, many people have spent lifetimes of celibacy very proudly. :D
June 27th, 2015 10:07am
of course, as long as you feel comfortable with yourself and don't care what others think. have to be sure of yourself
June 27th, 2015 2:14pm
People say that it is important to have a partner but in today's world it is not impossible to stay single. People do it for different reasons- some feel they cannot settle, some cannot compromise, some for career and some because they are heartbroken. It depends on how independent and strong you are to be self sufficient throughout life. It is not just teenage or adulthood, being single forever means teenage/ adulthood all until old age and death.
June 27th, 2015 4:05pm
You know yourself best. Some are content on their own and others are happier with someone. Everyone has a different opinion but yours is the only one that matters on the topic.
June 28th, 2015 12:49am
being happy with yourself is paramount to happiness in general. when you love yourself you are capable of anything - so make it a point to find solace in your self before you place too much into another. xo
June 28th, 2015 12:45pm
It okay to be single, being in a relationship may seem very important. But you have to learn to love yourself before you let someone else love you.
July 2nd, 2015 8:59pm
yes of course it is. if someone doesnt want to date why shouldnt it be ok? of course its okay and it shouldnt be judged
July 2nd, 2015 10:15pm
Being comfortable in your own skin is what is important and if that is single, all on your own, or if its attached to another person in a healthy relationship, it is all okay! We are in this world on our own and nobody is going to be responsible for our happiness but ourselves, so if being single and rocking your own life on your own terms is what makes you happiest, go for it!!!
July 3rd, 2015 2:48am
Of course it is. No one has to find someone if they don't want to. It's all up to you. Your choice to do that
July 3rd, 2015 11:13am
Of course! If you want to be single, then be single! No one can tell you whether you need to be in a relationship or not.
July 3rd, 2015 5:05pm
Yes, because sometimes being in a relationship isn't in ever ones ability and sometimes being single can make you happy
July 3rd, 2015 11:00pm
There is nothing wrong in being single. Sometimes there are people who work better and do things alone than with someone else. It all depends on your preference.
July 4th, 2015 4:00am
It is totally fine to be single forever. However you may decide otherwise as you still go on living. But not wanting to be in a relationship is as normal as being gay is.
July 4th, 2015 2:50pm
If you feel like that is the best option for you and if it makes you happy and doesen't represent any problem then I guess it is fine.
July 4th, 2015 4:54pm
I believe it is okay to be however you like as long as it makes you feel good. But if you want to be "single" for the rest of your life, do have in mind the fact you are doing this for yourself and not for others. As long as we keep comparing ourselves or getting someone else's opinions on our choices we will constantly feel we are missing out on something.
July 5th, 2015 12:10am
Yes! There is plenty of social stigma against being single that can pressure you into being into a relationship with another person. But being single does not equate to being lonely. If you're not comfortable with someone on that level if intimacy, there's nothing wrong being on your own.