So much of what we see on a daily basis — adverts, movies, tv shows, books, music, social media - seems to suggest that life is all about being in a happy relationship with a loving partner. There are lots of reasons why some people develop a problematic attitude towards being single. Some people crave companionship more than others, preferring to have lots of company rather than spend time alone. If you feel like your attitude towards attachment is creating problems, try not to worry.
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Once a week, I grab sushi takeout: green dragon roll, spicy salmon roll, miso soup. Are you thinking, Listen to this sad-sack bitch. I have a job that pays me to watch TV and talk about movies and interview celebrities. I have a social life packed with besties and beloved co-workers. I go on dates. I am aware that, at 32, my eggs are jettisoning out of my dusty uterus at an alarming rate.
Being single is not the end of the world, blah, blah, blah. I always hear this line. But I know many single ladies and gentlemen out there would say that that is one of the biggest nonsense of all time! They often dream about finding that person who they can snuggle with at night and share toothbrushes with. On the other hand, many of my committed friends miss being single and the freedom it brings to them.
Not long after that I got into a two-year relationship with a man who loved, yet cheated on me. It was a messy breakup. Recently some questions have bounced around in mind: What happened to me during those years?