Dating rules in your forties
There is no snoring, shuffling, sneezing, coughing or early morning to bathroom runs to disturb your sleep.” Sounds pretty great, right?
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Your friends know that you are flexible, and you become the go-to person for last-minute free invites to great events.” There’s nothing like taking advantage of a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to make you grateful for being single and unattached.
“A significant other can have benefits, but sometimes it can be better to have time to focus on your friends who know you well,” Safran says. “You’re not kissing, making out, or having sex with someone who is exposing you to the germs of all the people they have come into contact with,” sats Celine Alvarez, LMFT, founder of Inner Growth Therapy.
When you’re not part of a couple, it’s easier to skip unhealthy meals that don’t help you meet your goals and prioritize healthier behaviors.
When you ask most people what their biggest goal in life is, they’ll tell you it’s to be happy.
By being single, you can think more clearly and rationally in order to make important life decisions.” In other words, when you’re single, you know that you’re likely making the decisions that are best for you, which can lead to a happier life overall.
Slimming down or toning up can be extra challenging when you have a romantic partner.
No one can tell you what to do, when to do it, or that they don’t like what you’re doing—because it’s none of their business. “Singles too often take freedom for granted,” she adds.
“You make all the rules,” says Rhonda Milrad, LCSW, relationship therapist and founder of online relationship community Relationup.