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21 Tragedies Every Single Person In A Group Of Friends Has Experienced

Being the only one who is forever alone in the group has its advantages. But it's got WAY more disadvantages. WAAAAY more.

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1. They introduce you to people all the time. Work colleagues, neighbors, total randos who you don't have anything in common with...anyone!


Let's just calm down!

2. You never get invited to the wine tastings, or picnics, or other activities for happy, grown-up couples. You only get invited to bars and parties where your friends think you'll have a better chance at finding someone to hook up with.


Single people like tasting wine too, you know.

3. Except, when they do invite you, you find yourself surrounded by lovey-dovey couples either making out or gazing longingly into one another's eyes.

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We get it. You've found someone to be happy with and spend the rest of your life with! Ugh.

4. And when someone who does seem "unattached" comes along, the moment you try to make a move, their partner shows up.


5. You only get calls to hang out when your friends' significant others are out of town.



6. They're horrified when you tell them stories of your Tinder one-night stands. Like they've never done it! PSSSHT!

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Or maybe they're pretending to be horrified because their significant other is next to them.

7. Your Facebook News Feed starts filling up with photos of romantic dinners, weddings, engagement rings...


Or worse yet, babies. Ewwwwww.

8. Every time you start going out with someone, your friends get excited because they think you're going to "settle down."

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No joke.

9. You have to put up with their fights in public. Or worse, they try to make you take a side.


10. If all your friends go out to dance, you end up alone, tapping your foot in the corner or at the bar drinking by yourself.

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11. They always insist on going to parties super early, and leaving before it starts to get good.

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12. But at the end of the night, instead of heading home with someone you love, you head home alone. To your cat.


All by myseeeeeeeelf...

13. No matter how many times you explain it, they never believe you when you say you're happy being single.


14. They try to "make you feel better" about not having anyone, and they encourage you to keep looking.



15. You just have to look on in jealousy when your friends get the two-for-one deals, or the couples meals at restaurants.

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16. And if you can manage to get one of your friends to hit the town with you, their partner will just say you're a "bad influence."


You wouldn't want to corrupt them with your fun-loving, care-free single lifestyle, would you?

17. If you go in a group to a wedding, your friends are CONSTANTLY trying to pair you up with someone. And when it comes time to throw the bouquet, it sometimes feels like they paid the bride off to throw it DIRECTLY at you.


18. Despite knowing your friends for years, you suddenly just become known as "the single one."


19. And when they start getting engaged or talking about having kids, that's when you really get terrified.

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20. And despite how nice they continue to be with you, and how hard they work to fit you into the group, you can't shake that feeling that you've become a third wheel.

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21. But in the end, when their hearts get broken, it'll be up to you to welcome them back to the singles-only club and be a shoulder to cry on.


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