30 Ways to Enjoy Your Single Life

Written by Ajibike Maryam Olaitan

Ajibike Maryam Olaitan is a motivational writer whose write ups talk about basic issues and how to get by them. She is also a selfless person and a good listener. When she's not writing, she's trying to learn new things that might be helpful to not just her but also people around her.

September 5, 2021

Single is not a status. It is a word that describes a person who is strong enough to live and enjoy life without depending on others.


There are two types of single people; the ones who enjoy being single and the ones who do not enjoy being single. In a split second, it could get reversed, those who enjoy singlehood can switch to not enjoying it again because they give in to what the world says and forget the real reason why they are single, and those who do not can switch to start enjoying it because they discovered how to enjoy being single.

Whatever category you are in, this article will help you discover ways on how to enjoy being single, this article will help you find out that being single is not all about munching on chocolate and sipping wine all day, there are different ways to enjoy your single life. Whether you are single due to a breakup or you just love your alone time, this article is your go-to guide on how to enjoy being single.

Let’s get started.

How to Enjoy Being Single

1. To Enjoy Being Single, Define What Being Single Means to You

In order to enjoy your single life, you must first define what being single means to you. Is it just a status to you, a means to stay away from the opposite sex or whatever it means to you, defining it will help you know how to enjoy it?

2. Be Spontaneous

Being single helps you make decisions on your own, without waiting for another person to help you decide what you want to do, where you want to go or how to live your life.

One way to enjoy being single is by being spontaneous. You can decide to do things you have always wanted to try, without thinking about the outcome whether positive or negative. You can live life every day, risks and all.

3. To Enjoy Being Single, Travel to Places You Have Always Wanted To Go To

Being single gives you the opportunity to travel to places you never had time to visit while you were attached to someone. As a single person, you can decide to take a trip and not bother about having to explain why you travelled and where you travelled to.

4. To Enjoy Being Single, Start Reading

Reading is another way to enjoy while being single. If you haven’t read in a while or you are not a fan of reading, you can start little, go to any bookstore around and get lost in its wonders.

Reading also helps to improve your communication and writing skills.

5. To Enjoy Being Single by Starting A Blog

If you are someone who enjoys writing, whether a short story, an article or a journal, whatever type of writing you fancy, you can decide to start a blog as a means to enjoy singlehood.

6. Date Yourself

Being single will help you realize that you can go on a date all by yourself; you do not need the opposite sex to plan a date.

You can enjoy your singlehood by dating yourself.

7. Try Out a New Hobby

Be it dancing, singing, eating, laughing, smiling, making new friends, trying out a new hobby is a great way to enjoy being single.

8. Spend Time With Your Family

Relationships would come and go, that lady or guy you fell in love with could wake up one morning to say goodbye. But guess what, your family will always be there for you, no matter what, they cannot push you aside.

Why not use this opportunity to spend more time with them?

9. You Enjoy Being Single When You Find What You Are Good At

When you find out what you are good at, you will put more effort to make sure you are perfect in it, so take the advantage of being single to find what you are good at.

10. Learn About Yourself

Being single gives you the opportunity to learn new things about yourself, things you didn’t know about yourself. 

11. To Enjoy Being Single, Learn A New Skill

Learning a new skill is a clever way to enjoy your singlehood.

12. Enjoy Your Freedom

Being single comes with a lot of freedom; you decide when to sleep, eat when to return home, how to arrange your house.

You are the sole owner of your life, so embrace the freedom.

13. Explore More, In Order to Enjoy Being Single

You don’t just have to sit on your couch waiting for the fun to come to meet you; you can explore the world more as a single person.

14. Keep a Singlehood Journal

Keeping a journal is important; as it helps you keep track of your life. You can keep a singlehood journal in order to track your life and also write down your experiences.

15. Start Working Out

I am not just putting this out here because I love working out, but because it should be among the list of things to do on how to enjoy being single.

You can decide to hit the gym or work out at home, make that decision to stay fit for all the fun adventures you have ahead of you as a single person.

16. Enjoy Being Single by Staying up All Night and Sleeping All Day

As a single person, you decide when to go to bed and when to be awake, your evening can be your morning and vice versa.

17. Focus on Your Goals

Being single helps you stay focused and you can enjoy it more by highlighting your goals, staying focused on those goals, in order to achieve the best version of yourself.

18. Stay out as late As You Want

No one dictates to you how late you should stay out, except you are a single person still living under your parents. But if you stay alone, you are your own boss and also your own timekeeper.

19. Take Online Courses to Keep You Busy

Taking online courses will not only help you enjoy being single, but it will also broaden your knowledge.

20. In Order to Know How to Enjoy Being Single, Learn to Love Yourself First

The best way to enjoy singlehood is by loving yourself. You need to love yourself before anyone else can love you.

21. Live Life

You want to know how to enjoy being single? Then live life to the fullest.

22. Create A Bucket List

Creating a bucket list is another way to enjoy being single.

23. To Enjoy Being Single, Find Your Passion

Apart from studies and your job, try to find things you have passion for, develop them and bring out the best in the passion you have found.

24. Invest In yourself

Investing in yourself as a single person is the best gift you can give yourself. When you invest in yourself, you invest not only in your present but also in your future.

25. Be Around People Who Supports You

In order to know how to enjoy being single, you need to be around people who understands and supports your decision to be single.

26. Build Your Capacity

Being single is one of the best times to build your capacity to learn about finance, to build and save up for the future. You build capacity by expanding your mind.

27. Enjoy Your Alone Time

Being single is a time to enjoy your alone time, time not shared with anyone else other than yourself. It is ok to be selfish.

28. Create Nonromantic Relationships with Others to Enjoy

You don’t necessarily have to be in a romantic relationship; you can also create a nonromantic relationship and enjoy your singlehood.

29. Spend Quality Time with God

Spending time with God is another way to enjoy being single because you have no side distractions and your relationship with God would strengthen.

30. Focus on Your Own Self-Care

Whatever self-care feels like to you, be it working out, meditating, dancing or anything you do to acquire self-care, make use of your singlehood life to achieve that.

You can focus on your own self-care without concern about balancing it with your partner.

Babita Spinelli L.P


The truth is you will not be single forever, sooner or later you will be in a relationship. But before that happens you need to take advantage of the above things to do on how to enjoy being single.

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