Many women see marriage as the ultimate relationship goal. But before you get there, you will likely spend several years unattached. And that’s a good thing! When else will you learn who you are and what you want for yourself? So here’s to the fabulous perks of singledom that will not only make you a happier person, but help you be a better partner when the time comes to couple up. By Kenrya Rankin Naasel
Invest in Yourself Being in a relationship means thinking for two, which can be fantastic. But it can also mean you lose sight of the things you love on your own. Whether you want to learn Italian, read more or take a dance class, as a single woman, you have the autonomy to do exactly what will make you more joyful from day to day. And embracing those things — being happy with yourself — will make you more fantastic in the long run.