19 Words That Have A Different Meaning When You’re Single

One isn’t the loneliest number. JK it is.

1. Weekends

What it usually means: Saturday and Sunday with your LOVER.
What it means when you’re single: Lying in bed until 4 p.m. and deciding not to shower. Because you can do whatever you like and answer to NO ONE.

2. Dinner

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What it usually means: A social gathering based on the consumption of food, often for couples.
What it means when you’re single: Whatever the fuck you want.

3. Wine

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What it usually means: An alcoholic beverage
What it means when you’re single: Your best friend.

4. Cuddles

What it usually means: An act of love between two people who like each other.
What it means when you’re single: You forcing a cat or dog to sit with you.

5. Shaving

What it usually means: The act of removing unwanted hair to appear more attractive to your boo.
What it means when you’re single: Something you don’t do because who fucking cares?

6. TV

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What it usually means: Watching television shows, sometimes accompanied by someone else who will try to dictate what is being watched and when.
What it means when you’re single: Watching whatever the hell you want, even if that means all nine seasons of One Tree Hill.

7. Argument

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What is usually means: Tension between two people that won’t be easily resolved and can ruin your entire night.
What it means when you’re single: An argument between you and yourself about whether or not you should order a pizza. * Hint: You should *

8. Toilet Seat

What it usually means: Part of the toilet that you constantly have to put up and down during a relationship.
What it means when you’re single: Part of the toilet that literally stays however the hell you want it to.

9. Date

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What it usually means: A meeting of two people to throw googley eyes at each other.
What it means when you’re single: A day, i.e., April 25.

10. Commitment

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What it usually means: A promise, normally between two people, to stay together.
What it means when you’re single: The type of relationship you have with your bed.

11. Fish

What it normally means: Something that couples sometimes cook together.
What it means when you’re single: A reminder of the 13,493 people that continue to tell you that there’s “other fish in the sea.”

12. Cats

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What it usually means: A fun animal that you sometimes pet.
What it means when you’re single: An animal that haunts your dreams. Are you destined to become the crazy cat lady?! Only time will tell.

13. Weddings

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What it usually means: A gathering of family and friends to celebrate the union of two people who are very much in love.
What it means when you’re single: Hell on earth, until the reception and open bar.

14. Third Wheel

What it usually means: The difference between a bicycle and a tricycle.
What it means when you’re single: A terrible situation where you are forced to observe people much happier than you currently are.

15. Mom

What it usually means: The person who raised you, gave birth to you, loves you unconditionally.
What it means when you’re single: The name that appears often on your phone asking if you’ve met anyone yet.

16. Children

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What it usually means: Small, carefree humans that bring you amusement.
What it means when you’re single: A reminder of your ticking biological clock.

17. Hygiene

What it usually means: Something that is expected of you to practice, every day.
What it means when you’re single: Something that you only practice when you damn well feel like it.

18. Thirst

What it usually means: You’re parched, ready for a beverage of sorts.
What it means when you’re single: You want the D or V.

19. Single

What it usually means: You’re not attached to anyone romantically.
What it means when you’re single: In all honesty, you’re having the time of your goddamn life.

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