I’m Single And Love My Life, But I Also Don’t Want To End Up Alone

I’m single and I’m happy this way. I’m making the most of the single life while it lasts, but I do want it to end someday. After all, just because I’m cool with rolling solo now doesn’t mean I want to be alone forever.

I don’t need a man to make me happy.

I know that happiness comes from within. I’m in control of my own happiness and I don’t need to be in a relationship to feel good about my life. My single life is amazing, but I do think that having someone I truly love and who truly loves me could make my life even better. I’m not asking a man to make me happy, but I do hope to have one who brings even more joy into my life someday.

I’m a relationship girl.

I might be single but in reality, I’ve always been a relationship girl. I don’t do hookups, I don’t like to keep things casual, and I don’t like meaningless sex. I want love and I want a real relationship because that’s just the type of girl I am. At my core, I’m just a serious one-man at a time kind of girl.

I don’t want to grow old alone.

When I see my future, I don’t see myself as an eternal bachelorette. I want someone to actually be by my side as my youth fades and I age. Someday I’ll look back on my single years fondly, but I’ll also be so happy to have a true partner by my side. I want a man I can spend forever with, growing old together and loving each other more and more with every passing year.

I’m ready for the next chapter in my life.

It’s not like I became single last week. I’ve been single for ages. I’ve lived my solo life to the fullest, but now I’m ready for the next chapter — a real relationship. I want to keep my life moving forward; I don’t want to stay stuck in a rut. Singlehood has been an amazing experience, but I’m more than ready for my next adventure.

I want to have a family someday.

I want a lot out of life, and that includes someday becoming a mother. Some women would be perfectly happy with never having children, but I’m not one of those women. I also don’t want to raise children on my own. I grew up with siblings and my parents are still together, and that’s the life I want.

I want more in my life than my career, friends, and hobbies.

That stuff’s all good for right now, but not for forever. I want to have it all — and that includes love. I should be able to be a strong woman with a kickass career, have amazing friends, time for my hobbies, and time for a man I’m head over heels for. I know there are only 24 hours in a day, but I’m confident I can make time for the right guy.

I’m strong enough to admit I want a guy even if I don’t need him.

I’m a strong, independent woman and I don’t need a guy, but it’s perfectly acceptable to want one. Admitting I’d like to have love in my life doesn’t make me weak — it makes me honest. I’m building a life I’m proud of on my own but I want someone to share the highs and lows with. Isn’t that what life’s all about?

I know what it feels like to be in love.

I can’t help but admit that I miss that sacred feeling. I loved being in love, even though it didn’t last. I can’t help but think though if love was that amazing with the wrong guy, it must be truly incredible with the right guy. In other words, I’m aware of what I might be missing out on if I never found love and I don’t want to look back with regret.

Eventually, all my girlfriends will get married.

They’ll become busy with their husbands, kids, and have a new life where they can’t constantly go out like we do now. I have to be honest with myself and admit that I don’t think the single life would be so great if I didn’t have my girls to share it with, and I don’t want to be the one girl left behind.

I like going out, but I like staying in better.

The truth is that I’m a homebody and that’s not exactly ideal for a single lady. Going out on the town can be fun, but I’d way rather stay in, order takeout, watch Netflix and play board games. I’m a girl who too often picks a good book over a night at the bar. I come off as an extrovert, but really I’m an introvert who’s dying to cuddle up with a guy and just chill indoors.

I want to know what it’s like to love someone forever.

I want to know what it’s like to commit the rest of my life to one person. I believe in “The One.” I truly think there is one right person for everyone out there, myself included. I love my single life but I’m not going to give up on finding my future husband. Being single is good for now, yes — I just don’t want the single life to last forever.

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