Do most people worry about that? I never been in a relationship so, am I missing a lot? He doesn't know this lol, so yeah, I have been single all of my life. Don't know what is a girlfriend?
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I've been single since birth. Honestly, when your mindset is right, being single is a blessing. You can really find out who you are when you are single. You can develop confidence and learn to be satisfied just being with yourself (or with your friends if you are an extrovert). Honesty, I think the reason I am so nervous to ever date is because I don't want one toxic relationship to destroy who I've become. I don't have the fear of never falling for someone. I have the fear of falling for the wrong person.2
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I dont think its about the status, but rather the companionship is missing. After a break up you have to learn to live alone, do mundane things alone and having to rebuild friendships if they forgot their friends existed for a period of time!
So I guess your question is very subjective based on the person themselves, if they love a partner in crime and love company being single for too long would be 3-5 months maximum. People who enjoy their own company and do not mind having someone else around would be more months. Finally, how bad the break up was perhaps they need more time to move on as a single person, which could be a year or more1
I’m 37 and never been in a relationship. I’m getting worried it may not happen but there is a couple at my church who got married when she was 67. He was a widower and she had never been in a relationship … so that gives me some hope.10
You're not really missing out as such. Sure there are advantages and benefits to being in a relationship but it's possible to be just as satisfied with life while you're single.
As for how long is too long, depends on the individual. I've been single for years now and I've never felt like it's too long. At the same time I've had friends who'd freak out if they're single for longer than a month.
It's all upto you honestly.0
For some guys we are just not what women want we are average or below average looking so we don’t have a chance.
Yes being single all your life and especially being single in your late 40s still you missed out on so much in life.1
A friend of mine likes to say if you've went 6 months or longer without sleeping with a woman than you're officially "common law gay".12
I've been single now for the longest time I've ever been... but still not worried if it was "too long yet"0
My longest time was 2 months and that was hell.3
I think 3 months is the minimum you should stay single after a relationship. Don’t bring your baggage along0
1 in 3 men haven't had sex or a relationship in the last year. It's not at all uncommon.0
I've been single for 23 years im 36 no dating no messing around0
That’s not too long a couple months0
I have been single for 31 years0
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No such thing as too long, everyone needs to do what is best for them and spending more time single is much better than jumping straight into an unsuitable relationship just for the sake of being in one.
Personally, I haven't been in a relationship for years, simply because I have not wanted to. I think whether or not you're missing out depends on how much you value a romantic relationship and wish for one, but I also think it's something that is much better when people are willing to take the time to find a compatible partner and not rush into a relationship with just anyone all for the sake of not being alone, which way too many people do and end up unhappy.
I guess, I do get lonely at times especially on Valentine's day 😔