Advantages of dating in college

07-Jul-2019 08:43

There are so many areas of your life that can benefit from you taking a break from dating — maybe you need to hit the gym more, travel more, spend more time with family — and it really does require a lot of time and effort to devote yourself to self-improvement.The most important thing you can do while single and not dating is make a commitment to trying new things, or doing more of something you love that dating previously took time away from.When you're not constantly texting new people in an attempt to find a relationship, you'll be more present in everyday life — at work, with your friends, during nights out — and can take a much-needed break from ~the grid~ (or maybe just devote more time to perfecting your Insta selfie game, whatever floats your boat).Talking to new people all day long is tiring, and you'll breathe a sigh of relief when you're not always checking your phone *just one more time* to see if that guy on Tinder messaged you back yet.During times when I am not concerned with actively dating, I can stay in and eat Popeye's while letting my debit card get a much-deserved break.Plus you can use all that money you saved by not having drinks on a Tuesday night to treat yo'self to something much cooler, like a new bag or eyeshadow palette.When you do decide to start dating again, you'll be a better version of you, and you'll have a better chance of finding someone awesome who truly complements you.Want more of Bustle's Sex and Relationships coverage?

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When you aren't actively dating, it's like a #TBT to the olden days when the only way to meet someone was out in the wild, at a bar or club with your friends.