8 Quotes About Being Single That Will Make You Happy You’re Not Attached

"Being alone is not the same as being lonely"

Being single can feel like the worst thing, especially if you’ve just gotten out of a relationship that you weren’t ready to end or if all of your friends seem to be deep in summer flings and you’re left in singleville alone. But, remember, there are two sides to everything and these eight celebs are here to remind you that being single can actually be a great thing.

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1. Taylor Swift

“I’m perpetually single. Being alone is not the same as being lonely. I like to do things that glorify being alone. I buy a candle that smells pretty, turn down the lights, and make a playlist of low-key songs. If you don’t act like you’ve been hit by the plague when you’re alone on a Friday night, and just see it as a chance to have fun by yourself, it’s not a bad day.”

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2. Katy Perry

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“I’ve learnt I’m in a very modern fairytale, but I also know I don’t need the Prince Charming to have a happy ending. I can make the happy ending myself.”

3. Rihanna

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“Guys need attention. They need that nourishment, that little stroke of the ego that gets them by every now and then. I’ll give it to my family, I’ll give it to my work – but I will not give it to a man right now.”

4. Demi Lovato

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“I’ve sworn off dating for a long time. You never know what the future holds of course, but for now I am an independent woman and proud of it!”

5. Mindy Kaling

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“In my 20s, I was not only boy-crazy, but marriage and relationship crazy. Now it’s almost the opposite. My work is so rewarding and I’m so self-centered about it that I’m kind of excited about not having to go home and ask someone about their day.”

6. Nina Dobrev

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“People aren’t defined by their relationships. The whole point is being true to yourself and not losing yourself in relationships.”

7. Kendall Jenner

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“I think a strong woman is independent, don’t need no man…[and] can walk into a room by herself and not be bothered.”

8. Hailee Steinfeld

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“I mean, there’s always time for dating. I do feel that right now though–and I hate saying this–my top priority is what I’m working on. It’s that and family, and then everything else.”

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