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23 Signs You're A Default Single Person

Not all those in relationships identify as "relationship people."

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While some in this world are Default Relationship People (DRP) who are sometimes single, you are a Default Single Person (DSP) who is sometimes in a relationship.

1. This means that even when you ARE in a relationship, you identify with many traits of the perma-single.

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2. Like you really really really love a nice evening spent alone.

3. Maybe cracking open a bottle of wine for one.

4. Reading quietly or plowing through some Netflix.

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5. And you're still down to travel, go to dinner, or see a movie solo.

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6. And because of all of this, being a DSP in a relationship can get a little awkward!

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7. Like maybe you have trouble communicating.

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8. Maybe you forget to communicate entirely because you're so comfortable just hanging out in your own head!

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9. And then your S.O. asks what's wrong, and you're like, "Oh, I was just thinking about pizza."

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10. You instinctively gush to your S.O. about all of your celebrity crushes when watching TV or movies.

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(And there are a lot.)

11. You make jokes about identifying with notable single characters, because you always have, and it's a tough habit to kick!

12. And there's a part of you that kiiiind of misses relating to all of the best angst-y pop songs.

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13. You feel like you never properly learned how to be "good" at the gushy stuff.

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14. So there's a chance you reacted...strangely to your first "I love you."

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15. You have a hard time taking Valentine's Day seriously.

16. And PDA never feels quite right.

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17. You've developed a group of friends that is super tight-knit and possibly intimidating and/or alienating.

18. But your relationship with yourself is your strongest one of all.

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19. You're probably a bit protective of your space/things.

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Maybe you don't share so well! It doesn't mean you don't care.

20. And, because you've spent years honing your own specific tastes, you can be a bit set in your ways.

21. Since you're so used to keeping yourself company, you forget sometimes that there's this new person who wants to join in.

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But you're happy when they do!

22. And people might mistake this for being aloof or distant, but you're just doing your own, independent ~thing~.

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23. Which, tbh, makes you a pretty exciting partner to have.

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