Being single isn't such a bad thing

There is nothing wrong with being single. In fact there are some good reasons why should enjoy your bachelorette status.

We asked our readers what they like the most about being single. This is what they had to say:

Chizaram: 
The best thing about being single is that you can flirt wit anyone you like without looking out for your partner.

Londiwe:
Not having to answer to anyone,how I hate explaining myself!

Pulane: 
That's freedom to women, then no one can tell you what to do when you do things your way and you are independent!

Janine: 
The best thing about being single is I have more time for my precious children and myself and I can live my life and not his.

Bianca:
I love being single, I feel so good because I can do what I want.

Silma:
Not having to consider someone else's feelings when you want to do something.

Mary:
The freedom to enjoy life on my terms, make decisions and move along at my own pace. No stress, no worries

Tamara: 
You are free and fabulous.

Deborah: 
More UPS than downs....fact!

Lerato:
Eish I miss being single now...

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Yes, it's important in order to create a family unit and for companionship
22% - 652 votes
Not at all. Being single is far more liberating
9% - 272 votes
There is no general answer to this, it's each to their own
50% - 1499 votes
Yes, society still frowns on unmarried people, especially women
1% - 40 votes
It depends on whether you are able to find a compatible partner
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