Sunday, April 27, 2008

Just Because You're Single

A lot of my friends say they envy me because I'm single.

And yes, they have a few good points. I make my own decisions. I am in charge of my time.

"You can do anything you want, they say."

I reply, "But at least you can have sex whenever you want. I can't."

However, the thing is, I can't do anything I want. I still have limits. Single people still have a limited amount of time on their hands.

Each day we only have 16 waking hours to do what we want. 8 is left after minusing our work.

Minus our meals, 5-6 hours.

Dressing up, showering, etc. 4-5 hours.

Commuting will take up between 1-3 hours depending on what he does.

Exercise is a must, it is important, 1 hour.

So that leaves a range of between 1-3 hours.

That's a maximum of 3 hours day extra that a single person has a day. Not really much. Most probably it's only 2.5 hours.

Just one night of dancing, or cell group, or martial arts, or studying will take up that time.

A single person can only do so much with his/her time. He can only choose to do one extra hobby, course, etc.

Single people also need this extra time to spend in social activities. I realize that some single people remain single waaaaay too long. And that's because they spend their time working instead of meeting people.

Obviously, it's a personal choice, but life is about relationships, becoming a better person, and growing. When we realize we have limited time, let's put priority on the most important things in life before our time is up.

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