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18 Self-Destructive Things Single People Need To Stop Doing Right Now

Seriously. Just stop it. There's enough of that behavior on VH1's Wicked Single, debuting on -- you guessed it -- St. Patrick's Day 2013.

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1. Pre-gaming at home, then showing up to the club brimming with wine and despair

2. Grasping at straws

3. Assuming everyone wants a piece of your action

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4. Making wishing/hoping/praying your #1 dating strategy

Make no mistake, this applies to dudes too.
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Make no mistake, this applies to dudes too.

5. Second-guessing yourself

6. Winning drinking contests

(Because ultimately, nobody wins.)

7. Trying to ooze sexiness in all the mundane things you do

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8. Waiting and waiting and waiting for them to text you back

9. Not making the second move

10. Constantly bitching about being single

11. Cock-blocking / Clam-jamming

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12. Seeing everything as a metaphor* for how single you are.

(*We are aware that this is a simile, not a metaphor. This is just like our last relationship where... never mind.)

13. Constantly dwelling on what might have been.

14. Reading a little too much into everything

15. Freaking out and hiding from your ex

16. Having impossibly high standards

17. Settling

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18. Acting like this.