It’s almost a wrap for 2017, which means it’s that time of year where we all stop and take stock of where we are in life. If it just so happens you're ending the year without having gotten all coupled up with someone... well, so freaking what? Yes, love is amazing and finding your perfect partner would be great, but being single AF is totally underrated. You don’t owe anyone anything, and you come and go as you please. Plus, the memes about being single are just way better anyway. So, at least to you can laugh through the tears.
Who knows what 2018 holds? Maybe it’s the year you find your forever bae, but until then, you’re among an elite group who can unapologetically spend a weekend watching every episode of Gossip Girl on Netflix again, hook up with anyone — or no one — and pass on everyone else's drama. When you think about it, the single life really is amazing. That's not to say there isn't anything funny about it. In fact, some of my favorite memes are about embracing the awkward side of single life, because let’s be honest, it can also be hella awkward to be the last person without a plus-one. But that's what makes it so meme-worthy, right?
Here are 21 of the past year’s best memes about being single AF that are so true, they’re funny — but they also just maybe sting a little bit, in a good way. Let's all laugh and cry together.
TBH, I'm about two cocktails away from being this woman on the daily.
Yes! Lean into being single. There is power in giving zero f*cks!
Sounds like my kind of Friday night, to be honest.
Your life, your choices!
No partner, no problem.
Be thankful for the little things, right?
Not all heroes wear capes. Some just hold signs that show they DGAF about being single.
Texting is overrated anyway.
This is one way to do it.
*Insert GIF from number two in response.*
Naps for president.
Why get a bae when you've got yourself?
This is so real, it hurts.
One question... where is pizza in this scenario?
Honestly, the dream.
It's hard enough taking care of yourself.
Who knew the Wizard of Oz was so real?
Brace yourself: The holidays are coming, and I think "banana" is a totally legit answer to questions about your love life.
Never be afraid to go after what you really want, ladies.
Because, duh, of course you can.
Yes, it can be awkward, and occasionally lonely, when all your friends and family (and seemingly every stranger you see) are cuffed up and you are still a swinging single — but you won't always be. So don't sweat it. Just enjoy your freedom now, because who knows if 2018 is when you end up locking it down with someone.
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