Have you ever been asked the question “Why are you still single?” Everyone hates being asked, and there’s never a good answer you can give people.
Maybe you just got out of a bad relationship? Maybe you haven’t met that magic someone yet? There are so many great reasons to be single.
But asking the question to yourself, “Why am I still single?” is much harder.
According to Dr. Lisa Firestone, with PsychAlive.org, most of the main reasons are battling “internal challenges I need to face.”
“When it comes to dating and relationships, it’s hard not to feel that you are a victim,” Dr. Firestone said. “After all, others can be cruel; you will get hurt, and no, it isn’t always your fault. But the reality is that we hold more power over our romantic destiny than we often think.”
Dr. Firestone says these are the top eight reasons we might need to face before we can answer ourselves honestly: