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27 Reasons Being Single Is Actually The Best

You've got the whole bed to yourself!

We recently asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us the best part about being single. Here are their brilliant responses.

1. You can eat what you want to, when you want to, and any way you want to, all without feeling judged.

Offspring Entertainment

Submitted by winxwid.

2. Personal grooming is optional, 'cause it's not like you have to impress anyone.

Universal Pictures

Submitted by emilya48.

3. You only have one Netflix queue, and it's filled with exactly what you want to watch.


Submitted by Andrea Matamoros (Facebook).

4. The whole bed is yours, and you can lie smack-dab in the middle of it. Especially at 12 in the afternoon.

Columbia Pictures

Submitted by suzannev42a240d26.

5. You don't need to do (or even have) dishes. The pizza box is your plate, and the bottle is your wine glass.


Submitted by laelbrent.

6. You can wear the same pair of unflattering underwear (and nothing else) for three days in a row.

ABC Family

Submitted by ontheregna.

7. You don’t have to share your food, which means the entire pizza can finally be yours.


Submitted by courtneyc48d286528

8. And you can order whatever you want on that pizza without having to consult someone first.

The CW

Submitted by baileyc4f62a8bf4.

9. A whole bottle of wine for dinner? No problem. No pants. No regrets.

Disney Channel

Submitted by leahmichelleb.

10. You don't have to hide your bathroom needs ~when duty calls~.

Universal Pictures

Submitted by llamaya.

11. *cough* Vibrators don't ask you to return the favor *cough*

12. You can own as many cats as you want to, no judgment.

Submitted by Kelsey Miller (Facebook).

13. Two words: No. In-laws.


Submitted by jadefishes.

14. You don't have to worry about drama or random, stupid fights with a significant other.


Submitted by kaylayandoli.

15. Don't want to clean up after yourself? Don't worry.


Submitted by brettvergara.

16. You can go to bed and wake up any time you want to, without worrying about accidentally waking someone up or being woken up.


Submitted by andrewziegler.

17. You'll never be "that person" who attends a Halloween party in an outrageous couples costume.


Submitted by jonmichaelpoff.

18. You can totally make out with four different people in one night, no questions asked.


Submitted by michelleregna.

19. Deciding where to spend the holidays is never an issue, 'cause the only person you have to compromise with is yourself.

20th Century Fox

Submitted by Amie Miller (Facebook).

20. You can casually go on dates if you want to, all without feeling obligated or pressured into anything.

Universal Pictures

Submitted by michellemoore1982.

21. And there's no anxiety or hesitation when wondering if those relationships will actually work, 'cause everything's super carefree.


Submitted by nettysgirl.

22. That means you can bypass those awkward stages that come with new relationships.

DreamWorks Pictures

Submitted by nataliee43c0f6781.

23. Like, "Should we make it Facebook-official?" LOLOL, #BYE.

Columbia Pictures

Submitted by mlew15.

24. Instead of spending money on Valentine's Day, you can save it for more important things, like sandwiches and doughnuts.

Universal Pictures

Submitted by Lauren Apellido (Facebook).

25. You don't have to work your schedule around someone else's, so there's no guilt if you want to take a spontaneous trip or just watch Netflix all day.


Submitted by Amber Lynn Carino (Facebook).

26. 'Cause being single means you're committed to only one person who you KNOW you can rely on: yourself.


Submitted by meganh4b.

27. And the best part is that you learn to love yourself for who you are and become a stronger, better, and more attractive person because of it.


Submitted by theanythingqueen.

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