12 Ways To Celebrate Unmarried & Single Americans Week

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12 Ways To Celebrate Unmarried & Single Americans Week
Looking for ideas on how to honor your singlehood this week? We've got you covered!

When you're single, it can be hard to maintain a positive outlook on dating and relationships, especially if there's been some time since your last boyfriend. But—believe it or not—singlehood is awesome, and what better way to remind singles of that than National Singles week?! 5 Things Single Women Love To Hear

Yup, National Unmarried and Single Americans week kicked off this year on September 18th and goes through the 24th. What started in Ohio during the 1980s to celebrate "single life and recognize singles and their contributions to society" is now widely observed every third full week of September.

And with over 99.6 million unmarrieds in America, you are not alone! So without further ado, here are our ideas on how you can honor and celebrate your singlehood! Win $550 Worth Of Luxury Goods From Henri Bendel!

12. Travel. Whether it be across the state or across the country, use this week to venture somewhere you've never been before. It's a great opportunity for you to clear your head as well as find yourself, not to mention an opportunity to experience something completely new and different.

11. Volunteer. It's always great to help those in need and helping others isn't only a chance to gain some perspective, but it's also a chance to meet new people. 

10. Visit friends and family. It's no secret that a relationship can occupy your time so, while you're a free agent, schedule in as much friend and family time as possible, especially since they are the ones who are always going to be there for you.

9. Find a hobby. Now that you have more time for yourself, find something to do that challenges you creatively, whether it be a cooking class, learning a foreign language, a DIY project or guitar lessons. 

8. Hit the gym. Feeling down about being single? Work out! Not only does exercise release endorphins, but a daily gym routine helps keep you in shape and can help boost your self-esteem. You can up the ante with classes, i.e., boot camp and pilates.

7. Go out dancing. Piggybacking off of our gym idea, dancing is another exercise that releases endorphins and, according to The Frisky, "dancing is the perfect way to get your adrenaline up and make the most of the money you’ve spent on booze." 

6. Be bad. This one comes right from AskMen and their list of things to do when you're single. According to them, singles should "do things that will make you feel young and slightly carefree." Sometimes a relationship can require you to "tame up a bit so when you are single, go crazy; it's debauchery time." Americans Love To Talk Dirty

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