Yes, this is true. Living alone has been the trend of the day and getting more and more momentum in recent years. It is due to the benefits it has to offer. You may be alone at times, but it helps you grow stronger and confident of yourself too as you are the whole sole person responsible for your every single decision. You do not have to consult anyone or look for advice from anyone. It gives you a better understanding of yourselves and better your relationships with others.
Do you know what you can gain from being a single person living your life on your own terms?
1. You Know your Abilities and Weaknesses Better
Living alone gives you the opportunity to know yourself better – like your strengths, weaknesses, desired, motivations, behaviors etc. it helps you get more introspective, and it aspires you to grow up as an individual as you know you have to face the life alone. These life skills improve your life and of course, also the lives of others living around you.
2. It Strengthens Bonding with Your Friends and Family
Family and friends have always been important to everyone but we all due to the responsibilities and commitments of life cannot pay much heed to family and friends. But on being single you can have more time to devote on what matters to you and helps you think and realize how important your friends and family actually are. You will remember and cherish the times spent with your family and your friends and to keep this happiness and memories live you would make more genuine and conscious efforts to bring back that time and add new memories to it by spending time with your friends. This will help you realize that you are happier and it means their company is of worth to you.
3. You Love your Own Company
Most of the time people consider being alone with being lonely, but it not actually the truth. This time gives you more peace of mind and time to introspect about your life and past time. This is very important which we often miss getting in our busy and multitasking life with loads of liabilities. After a busy day, it is a great feeling to come back to your peaceful home and enjoy your own private space. No clutter, no noise, no mess, no drama to manage – just peace and solidarity which is tough to get for many. You can do what you want- reading, watching TV, hanging out, shopping, singing, painting, gardening and lot more without being disturbed. I am sure, this adds to your life.
4. You Learn to Manage Your Money Better
This is probably one of the most crucial and truly awesome benefits on being alone. You can manage your finances better. You do not have to rely on your housemates, spouse or parents when telephone bills or rent are due -you have to remember it all for yourself! This liability teaches you to be more financially smart, which is a skill that will remain with you for life and become your life skill.
5. You Become Stronger to Taking More Challenges
When you live with your parents, friends, and family, you do not have to face so many challenges and take up the responsibilities as most of it is managed by others. But on being alone you are more organized because you know it is you only who has to cope with the entire set of challenges. You learn to cope with it. You will learn to cope with all the things are otherwise done by other if you live with your family. Although it could ideally be challenging in the beginning, it makes you actually independent. This helps you become more confident of you potential to live on your own without the help of anyone. It develops a sense of pride and confidence in yourself.
6. You Become Better Decision Maker
This is yet another most critical aspect of your personality that can only be developed on being alone. You become better decision maker as there is nobody to take a decision on your behalf. You know what is best for you better than anyone else. Initially, you may not take the right decision but after some time you would learn to take the right decision after few mistakes. Like which how to save money? Which broadband provider to choose? What to eat for good health?
Being alone is not a curse; rather it will make you stronger, better administrator and a better human being! You would actually come to know how to make the right decision and how to live life confidently. Initially, your life might be a little stressful and indecisive but, over time you would become a self-reliant and confident person.