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18 Reasons Why Being Single AF Over Break Is Actually the Best

Relationships are so overrated, especially when it comes down to the holidays. I mean, hello, the holidays are already stressful enough. Ladies, you do not need a SO to make you happy so stop feeling sorry for yourself! Here are 18 reasons why being single over the holidays is actually bomb! Stop and appreciate this wonderful time in your life. Trust us!

1. No need to struggle in trying to find the perfect present for your SO

2. Matching sweaters? What are those? 

3. Extra money means more presents for yourself 

4. You can kiss whoever you want under the mistletoe

5. You don’t have to fight about whose family you’ll be spending the holidays with

6. Your New Year’s kiss will be a mystery. An exciting mystery.


7. You can watch ALL YOUR favorite holiday movies without having to pick a fight 

8. You don’t have to shave your legs! 

9. Christmas onesies over sexy lingerie

10. You get to pick out your own presents 

11. You don’t have to pretend to like the shitty present your SO gave you

12. You don’t have to worry about buying gifts for your SO’s parents

13. No weird questions will be asked about when you’re going to get married or worse…when you’ll have babies 

14. You don’t have to share your leftovers with anyone

15. No awkward Christmas photos 

16. You don’t have to introduce anyone to your weird relatives. Admit it, we all have them.

17. Winter break from school (or work) means more time to do whatever the hell you want

18. You don’t have to worry about the winter weight gain

Aleixka has a B.A. in Media Arts and Design and a minor in Spanish from James Madison University. She loves all things books, traveling, food, and photography.