7 Ways to Start Enjoying the Single Life

If you’ve clicked on this article, it’s probably because you’ve recently entered a new chapter in your life. New beginnings can be scary, but they don’t have to be. Every moment in life is a new opportunity to learn, and being single is much more fun than it’s thought out to be.

The best way to get over a break-up is by using this time to find out more about yourself. What are your aspirations in life? What things can you change to find happiness? If you’re feeling anxious about your newly single lifestyle, don’t worry, we’re here to help. Here is how you can stop worrying about the future and start enjoying your new single life.

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Go on a Solo Travel

Now that you have no commitments take the time to explore the world and go on a solo trip. Write down the places you’ve always dreamed of going to and start crossing those locations off.

When you’re in a relationship, you have to consider your partner’s schedule and preferences. However, when you’re single, you have the freedom to go wherever you’d like. Solo travels are a great way to rediscover yourself and meet amazing new people along the way.  


Start a Side Hustle

After a big break-up, it’s important to channel your energy into something productive and positive. Many people use this time as an opportunity to start a new side hustle.

To nurture a relationship, you need time and dedication, but when you no longer have one, you can use this energy to start your own business. Your small side hustle may turn into a profitable empire. You never know. 


Start a New Hobby

Now that you have more free time, it’s a great chance to spend it doing things you love. Starting a new hobby is an excellent way to learn a new skill, keep your mind preoccupied and meet spectacular people along the way.

You could start a new hobby that keeps you fit and active, such as tennis, basketball, or badminton. Adversely, you could try to pick up a new instrument or join a book club. 


Let Go of Any Grudges

Unless you let go of the past, you won’t be able to enjoy the present. If you and your ex-partner left things on bad terms, it’s better to brush all hard feelings under the rug.

Life is short, and you shouldn’t spend it worrying about the mistakes you or your ex-partner have committed. Let go of any grudges you may be holding and see how you grow and develop as a person.


Be Naughty and Meet New People Online

If you’re eager to start meeting new people and explore what the single life has to offer, don’t be afraid to jump in headfirst. In the 21st century, there are tons of dating apps to choose from, so we’re sure you’ll find one suited to your needs.

The BeNaughty app is the perfect place to find your next fling without worrying about further commitments. If you’re ready for something more serious, or perhaps you’re looking to date someone from your own religion, there’s also an app out there for you. 


Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

You’ll never enjoy being single unless you stop comparing yourself to others. This is easier said than done, especially since the rise of social media. However, it’s essential that you take pride in your own life and stop worrying about the lives of others.

Everyone goes at their own pace. Even if your ex-partner has already moved on and found someone new, you will do the same as soon as the time is right. There’s no point in being with someone for the sake of it, so relax and take each day as it comes. 


Practice Self-Care

This is a time for you to rediscover yourself, your likes, and your needs. Take this new chapter as an opportunity to practice self-care. Whether you treat yourself to a few days off, give yourself a spa day, or simply take time out of your day to do something you love.

It will take time to settle into your new single life, but once you do, you’ll never want to go back. Being single gives you the freedom to do whatever you want, whenever you want. Don’t go looking for love. Simply enjoy the present and live in the moment. If you happen to find that special person along the way, even better.



Jessica Alexander

Jessica Alexander

I've always loved to write, but I'd never want to be famous. So, I write as Jessica A. over here at ADDICTED. You can think of my like Carmen Sandiego, you trust me, but where in the world am I?