20 signs that you’ve been single for too long


You might want to dust off the thick cobwebs hanging
over your love life, as Valentine’s Day approaches. Here
are 21 signs that you have been single for too long.
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When was the last time you went on a date or had to
sit up all night chatting with that special somebody in
your life?
Can’t remember? Hmm…
Perhaps, you like to see yourself as ‘Miss Independent’
and you totally enjoy your freedom. Good for you.
However, you might want to dust off the thick cobwebs
hanging over your love life, as Valentine’s Day »
approaches. Here are 20 signs that you have been
single for too long:
1. Elderly relatives have stopped asking you about your
love life.
2. When you tell people how long you’ve been single,
they gasp.
3. You’ve forgotten what your type is.
4. You’ve stopped spending proper money on friends’
engagement/ wedding/ anniversary gifts, as you’re
pretty sure they’ll never have cause to reciprocate.
5. Sometimes, even though you know deep down it’s
not the case, you wonder if the problem’s that
you’ve been batting for the wrong team all these
6. Researching egg freezing/ sperm donors/ surrogates
is on your long term to-do list.
7. Literally everyone you know is now paired off,
including your younger siblings and cousins.
8. You forensically examine all your past relationships
in your head while you’re in the shower, and you’re
pretty sure you should have stuck it out with your
high school sweetheart even though you can’t
remember his surname and are pretty sure he’s
spent time in prison.
9. The worst thing anyone can say to you is, ‘it will
happen when you’re least expecting it’.
0. Nights out with friends have ceased to be about
anything but meeting someone (although you’d
never admit this to anyone else).
1. You’ve begun to hate people in relationships with an
intensity which scares you.
2. When any of your single friends start seeing
someone, they immediately become dead to you.
3. When people in relationships talk about how much
they loved being single, you want to punch them in
the face.
4. You’d prefer to hear a detailed account of someone
taking a sh*t than hear one more anecdote about
how great their partner is.
5. When people talk about their relationship you zone
out completely.
6. You haven’t bought sexy lingerie for so long, the
sexiest thing in your underwear drawer is from
discount store and two sizes too small.
7. Your parents have stopped thinking you’re secretly
gay, and have now resigned themselves to thinking
there’s just something seriously wrong with you.
8. You’ve dated everyone on Badoo.
9. You’ve stopped correcting people when they assume
you’re in a relationship with your best friend.
0. When Single Ladies comes on, you disappear to the
Are you guilty of any of these or do you know someone
who is? Tell us in the comments box below!


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