Single again? Here are 10 of the best things about flying solo

So you broke up. It’s not all dinner for one and lonely longing, not by a long shot. In fact, you're free in these specific ways to do what you want, when you want, and who you want.


1. Like a Bird (top photo)

You are free to travel, take a new job, chase your dreams or drop everything without regard to anyone but you.


2. Friend Zone

Chill with friends without the nagging voice that says you have to do something that won’t be nearly as fun.


3. Flirting

Flying solo means that if the urge strikes, you are your only monitor. Come to think of it, this is also a drawback, but oh well.


4. No-Guilt Impromptu Sex

You may not always hook up with strangers, but when you do, you are free of any obligations to the contrary.


5. Bed & Closet Space

Every square inch is yours. You deserve to give your stuff more space, and the only cover hog is your dog.


6. No Petty Fights

Rest easy. There will be no fights over something stupid – or worse, over nothing – to ruin your day.


7. No One Else’s Friends or Family

You are never under any obligation to hang out with anyone’s boss, buddies or brother but your own.


8. Free Time

Take a class, read a book, learn a skill, or watch only the shows you want to watch on TV or Netflix.


9. Anticipation

Butterflies in your stomach over meeting someone or going out with them for the first time are all yours.


10. Farting

Do it. Any time, anywhere. 

This article originally appeared in Q magazine. Read the full issue below: