20 Empowering Quotes That Will Make You Want To Stay Single

All the single ladies!

The single life can be WAY more glamorous than you think. Sure, you may want that ONE person who makes your heart feel full, who is your best friend and partner through everything.

But how can you possibly love someone ELSE when you haven’t even learned how to love YOURSELF?

Being alone can be the most romantic thing in the world if you want it to be. Although some people choose to view singleness as a form of rejection, being single really is a pathway to happiness. 

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Doing exactly what you want without EVER having to consider another person’s opinion is the stress-free life you’ll want to be living.

Sure, you may be open to meeting that one special person, but why not live your BEST life while you wait for them? If you love being alone, your standards will be higher because you won’t go for just ANYONE, which is how it should be!

Settling is something we do when we fear being alone. It’s human nature to want the approval and love of other people, and sometimes that outweighs what we really need. How you treat yourself reflects how you treat others, so really, you’re preparing yourself to be the best partner EVER.

Someone is going to feel SO lucky when they find you because they’ll appreciate how well you know yourself and feel secure in who you are. Alone time doesn’t mean you’re lonely and being single doesn’t mean you’re desperate for love. 

Being single means you’re falling in love with YOU and doing all the things you’ve always wanted without even having to think twice. 

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Go to that yoga class alone, cook yourself your favorite dinner, buy that dress that you LOVE no matter how questionably tacky it may be because it’s all about YOU. Love will find you when you need it, and chances are it won’t find you until you’re ready.

Enjoy the single life, it’s guilt-free, care-free living. We are taught that we shouldn’t want to be alone, that finding a partner is more important than focusing on yourself.

But how can you possibly take care of someone else when you don’t know how to take care of yourself?

Take this time to learn what you need from yourself and from other people. Journal more, meditate, exercise, WHATEVER makes you feel the most in tune with who you are, and you’ll find all the ways you can love yourself and find all the ways someone else can love you. 

It makes it WAY easier to weed out the bad guys when you know EXACTLY what you want and need in a person. It may not be easy at first, especially when you’ve been in relationships and you can’t seem to stand being alone. But I’m telling you, once you take that first leap of “I’m going to be happy, damn it” the world will become a bigger place with SO much for you in store.

These 20 single life quotes are saying you should LIVE by while you’re single, and honestly, they’ll make you want to STAY single!

If you’re searching for the best quotes and memes to share with the people you love (or just want to feel inspired yourself) … look no further! From the sweetest love quotes, inspirational sayings, and hilarious friendship truths, we’ve got you covered.

Find YOU.

“Don’t rush into a relationship. Focus on finding yourself first.”


Own your confidence.

“I don’t need to be in a relationship so that I can be told how beautiful, pretty and sexy I am. I already know that.”


0 problems.

“The best thing about being single? No drama, no fighting, no crying, no heartbreak, no confusion, no worries, and no problem.”


Never settle.

“Sometimes, ‘I’m single’ means ‘I’m drama free, less stressed, and I refuse to settle for less.'”


A princess doesn’t NEED a prince.

He can’t make you happy.

“If you’re not happy single, you won’t be happy taken. Happiness comes from within, not from men.”


Wait it out.

“Stay single until someone actually complements your life in a way that it makes it better to not be single. If not, it’s not worth it.”


Know your worth.

“I know what I bring to the table… So trust me when I say I’m not afraid to eat alone.”


Your fairytale.

“And the princess lived happily ever after in her OWN big castle with all of her OWN money and she took care of herself. The end.”


Don’t be sorry.

“I’m not sorry for wanting what I deserve and I’m not afraid to walk away to find it.” r.h. Sin


You’re a superhero!

“Superwoman: Single. Batwoman: Single. Wonderwoman: Single. I get it now… I’m single because I’m a superhero.”


Single AND strong.

“It takes a strong person to remain single in a world that is accustomed to settling with anything just to say they have something.”


Just you wait…

“Someone you haven’t even met yet is wondering what it’d be like to know someone like you.”


You deserve nothing less.

Is it worth it?

“A bad relationship will make you feel more alone than when you were single.”


You’re overqualified.

“People ask me, ‘Why are you single? You’re attractive, intelligent and creative.’ My reply is, ‘I’m overqualified.'”


Focus on YOU.

“The only thing I’m committed to right now is bettering myself.”



“Building an empire, finding myself, healing myself, loving myself, being passionate, getting fit, growing friendships, meeting new people and making memories.”



“I got my own back.” Maya Angelou



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