Whether you’ve recently found yourself single or you’ve been on your own for a while, it might mean that you’ve changed the way that you enjoy your life. However, this doesn’t have to be the case – just because you’re single, that doesn’t mean that you can’t have fun or enjoy your time – there are plenty of ways that you can have fun while you’re flying solo. 

Of course, being single right now – in a post-pandemic world – is harder than being single normally, simply because there are so many restrictions on everyday life, and who you can and cannot see and get close to. However, don’t let the fact that you’re living in a post-pandemic world impact how you feel about being single. 

Being single shouldn’t be a negative ordeal; it’s not a permanent status, it’s a temporary one. The thing is that you will be blindsided by how quickly things can change – one day you’re single without a love interest in sight, a short time later you’ll be loved up, reminiscing about your single days. There’s no point wasting time while you’re single, instead focus on getting out there and having some fun. 

Wondering what steps you can take to do that? Have a read of the tips and ideas below! 

Treat yourself to flowers 

A bunch of beautiful blooms can bring a smile to almost any face. Don’t let the fact that you’re single and have no one to buy you flowers stop you from treating yourself to a bunch every so often. There’s no shame in buying yourself flowers – why should you have to wait for someone else to give them to you? Why not subscribe to a monthly flower delivery subscription box, ensuring that you have a fresh bunch of flowers delivered every single month. 

Meet new people 

While there may be certain restrictions on how and where you can meet someone new, that doesn’t mean that it’s impossible to start meeting new people. Yes, it’s a little different to what it was a few months ago, but that doesn’t mean that meeting new people has to be a struggle. There are plenty of options for meeting new people virtually, if you don’t feel comfortable meeting in-person yet. One tool that a lot of single people have been taking advantage of is free chat lines

Spend time with your friends

It’s easy to feel lonely after coming out of a relationship, which is why you need your friends more than ever. While you’re single, it’s the perfect time to reach out to your friends and spend some quality time making memories with them, whether that means meeting in-person or spending time together virtually, it doesn’t matter. What’s important is that you make an effort to spend more time with your closest friends, while doing what feels comfortable for you right now. 

The truth is that being single doesn’t have to be this huge drama. In fact, it can actually be a lot of fun to spend some time on your own for a while, getting to grips with what you want and need, and learning how to do what’s best for you.