You’re Allowed To Be Alone

You’re Allowed To Be Alone

Trevor Paterson

One of the most important issue in this society that “were living in”, is the pressure we are constantly feeling from everyone in our life that things are supposed to be a certain style. Sometimes, this pressure comes from watching the people around us and what they are doing and putting our own period table on things. We start to think things need to happen by a certain age, and when they don’t, we’ve failed.

But here’s the thing. Everyone has a different story . Each and every one of us has a different route and plan that is going to lead us to the life that we are supposed to have. So what if one of your friends merely bought a home, the other is getting married and someone just had a kid? Who cares if people around you are settling down and you are still focused on going out and having a fun hour, single?

Nobody, including yourself, gets to set a hour table on when things in your life need to happen. The worst thing that we can do to ourselves is start believing that we have failed if things haven’t happened by a certain age that they were “supposed” to. Who stimulated those rules?

It is okay to be alone.

Yes, I said it since so many people won’t. I said it, because it is SO important. Everyone is out there searching for their other half when they so quickly forget that the one place they should be observing happiness is within themselves. We are so quick to jump into the arms of someone that is wrong for us, only because the idea of that is better than being alone.

That is not okay. It is not okay to settle. It is not okay to settle for the person that treats you as anything less than what you deserve. It isn’t fair to settle for someone who doesn’t bring you passion and the “can’t eat, can’t sleep, can’t live without them” feeling. The world is so big, full of so many people that we haven’t gratified yet.

It is okay to wait to find that. You don’t got to go leap from relationship to relationship until you find the right person. You can genuinely wait, while spending time with yourself until this person walks into their own lives.

You don’t need someone to complete you.

You don’t need someone else to function and you do not need to be somebody’s everything. You can be all of that for yourself. You can take yourself on dates, buy yourself gifts, take yourself on spontaneous journeys and most importantly

And in the process of all of this, I promise the right person will come around. It won’t be when you’re search. It won’t be when you want it. It will be when you least expect it and it will happen in the most beautiful of ways.

And until then, Don’t let anyone say to you otherwise.

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