7 Reasons All Women Should Live Alone At Least Once

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I've lived with roommates and my ex-fiance, and discovered that living alone is much, much better.

I have written before about how much I enjoy living alone. I got my own apartment shortly after my fiancé and I broke up; though I did very much enjoy cohabiting with him — having roommates in college and in my first years in NYC, not so much — I quickly discovered that living alone was so much better. While I am a big believer in living together before marriage and know I will live with a partner again, it will take a mighty special person to get me to break up with my bachelorette pad.

I recognize I am in a privileged position, being able to afford my own place, especially in New York. But if you ever get the chance to live alone — and this is certainly more economically feasible in other parts of the country where rent isn't so mind-bogglingly high — you need to seize the opportunity. Living alone has presented me with some awesome perks that I think may sway you to someday ditch the roommate or cohabiting BF. 

Read the rest on The Frisky: 7 Things You Miss Out On By Not Living Alone At Least Once

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Written by Amelia McDonell-Parry for The Frisky.

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