Here's to the Single People

This Valentine’s Day, I am writing a love letter to all my friends, family, and fellow single people who are out there living their best lives.

You already know you don’t need a partner to be fulfilled.

I’m writing this letter to let you know I commend you for not settling for less. I’m proud you didn’t lower your standards to fit someone else’s mold.

If you haven’t been in love, that’s okay. If you’ve loved 100 times, that’s okay, too. It’s all a part of the journey.

This Valentine’s Day, I’m writing a love letter to everyone who knows the greatest love is the love they have within themselves. Just as Whitney Houston once sang, “no matter what they take from me, they can’t take away my dignity.” Amen, sister. As someone who has been single since 2014, I know the love I have for myself is greater than a love that isn’t right.

If you have found someone who loves the you who you love, you are very lucky. Wait for that kind of love. Foster your relationships with the friends who embrace your quirks and your flaws. Find comfort in knowing being your true self will attract the people who are aligned with your spirit.

Here’s to the single people this Valentine’s Day. Keep doing you. You’re the best Valentine of all.

A few more posts I’ve written about being single:

Dirty and Thirty- Single Heroes (2017)

Never Old Or Lonely Enough to Settle (2016)

Broke Ass Stuart- Shallow Reasons I’m Single (2012)

Table For One- Enjoying a Date With Yourself (2016)

Thought Catalog- What’s Wrong With Being Single and Happy At the Same Time? (2017)

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