10. “You just have to be positive and have hope.”

10. “You just have to be positive and have hope.”

What we usually say: “Thank you, I’m working on it.” What we are really thinking: “Thank you Yoda, Tony Robbins couldn’t have said it any better. Maybe if I just think more positive thoughts. wait, happy thoughts? Then I’ll leave this single world behind and then I’ll leave my cares behind? (if you got the song reference good for you! Hint: Disney) I’m going to Jedi-mind trick myself into a relationship starting right now!”

Again, we don’t really react that snarkily, but you have to understand that we are already working on our attitudes every single day (get the pun?). Singles deal with loneliness, rejection, abandonment, extra stress, etc. all on a weekly if not daily basis. No, we don’t spend our days mopping around because we are single, but at the same time give us some credit for handling it as well as we do. You can come home from a tough day and whine to your spouse. A lot of singles I know go home and whine to their cat, dog, XBox, ice cream or the gym.

So there you have it, some fun insights into the mind of a single-person-looking. More than anything, I hope this article made you laugh and remember what single life was like (if you’re now married) and if you’re single I hope it made you laugh at some of the questions we get asked on a daily basis. Continue reading