I’m a young, single, independent woman who doesn’t need a guy — but that doesn’t mean I don’t want love just as much as the next girl, and sometimes it hits me like a sucker punch to the gut when I watch my friends in long-term relationships. As happy as I am for them, the fact that I continue to be single can can sour my single-and-loving-it speech. When I’m getting into bed alone at the end of a long day, these are the things that make me jealous of my friends who are in relationships for the long haul.
1. THEY HAVE SOMEONE TO SUPPORT THEM.
I have a lot of support from friends, but there’s definitely something different when you have a partner. I mean, that’s why they’re called partners; they’ve got someone who will have their back, always. Sometimes I wish I had that.