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19 Reasons You'd Rather Be Single During The Holidays

More eggnog for you.

1. Being single during the holiday season means you have all the freedom in the world to make your own choices and do whatever you want.

2. You don't have to accommodate someone else when you make your travel plans.

3. Or split time with someone else's family when you'd rather be with your own.

4. You don't have to stress out about introducing your significant other to *your* family.

5. Or worry about them getting along with everyone and staying civil during heated dinnertime conversations.

6. Also, if you don't bring an S.O. home then your family won't bug you guys about when you're getting married or having kids.

7. You don't have to compromise on how you're going to decorate, what kind of cookies you're going to bake, or which holiday movies you're going to watch.

8. Cheesy couple holiday cards are NOT on the agenda — you can be creative and do your own thing.

9. You don't have to suffer through your significant other's work holiday party or their boring friends' ugly sweater parties.

10. Forget about spending all of your time and money looking for the perfect gift for someone else. You get to buy YOURSELF a present instead.

11. And you don't have to pretend to like the gift your significant other would get you.

12. Since you don't have to buy a bunch of presents for your S.O. and/or their family, your bank account looks really, really nice.

13. You don't need to impress anyone with sexy, holiday-themed pajamas, so you get to wear your cozy onesie every single night.

14. You're not obligated to kiss one specific person on New Year's Eve — you can have your pick of the litter.

15. Not to mention, you can bring anyone you want under the mistletoe.

16. You have the chance to do fun holiday things and make memories with your friends, not just someone you might break up with at one point or another.

17. Plus, it's hard to be lonely when you have holiday-themed plans every weekend from Thanksgiving until January.

18. You get to end the year completely focusing on yourself and your own happiness and don't need to worry about anyone else.

19. Which is all good, because you never know what next year will bring.