I have been single my entire life. Sure, there was my eight-hour relationship in middle school and an extended dalliance in college, but nothing serious and nothing lasting.
Singles tend to fall into two camps: They either love it, or they hate it. And I love it. I sometimes worry I offend couples with my passion for single life. Why share your life and time when you can have yourself all to yourself all the time? Single life is the best.
Of course, I also know this may be a defense mechanism. But I pride myself on my levelheadedness and keep this in mind. I have very rational reasons for protecting my singlehood, and most of it has to do with wanting to stay me. To be in love is to be a better person, or so they say, but it is also to change. A college friend once joked that I needed to fall in love so that I would be less high strung. Well, I like being very high strung. Stay away from me, love!Read More