The frivolous, the serious, the downright bizarre, they're fun and they give you a chance at some insight into yourself that you might not otherwise find.
When you don't know anyone yet or haven't found your routine, the idea of meeting new people can seem like a major step outside your comfort zone.
And while you're taking this break to clear your head and figure out what you actually want, you can use this newfound time to the fullest.
But first, there's something important to remember: there's absolutely nothing wrong with being single. In fact, being single is a great thing and plenty of people love it and want to stay single.
There are so many benefits to being single, from learning about who you are as an independent person to holding out for what you really want in a relationship.
It's hard enough to know what game they're playing, but what's even harder is figuring out how to deal with it.
Well, it's not about settling and jumping into a relationship, it's about understanding that dating an be exhausting, and preparing yourself for that.
But actually, there are a lot of great things about being the only single friend — you just need to know where to look.
Not only does being single do you a world of good generally, there are also certain times in your life when being single is just a better option.
There are a lot of little tricks to make sure that a one-night stand is everything it's supposed to be — a fun, weird, random break from the rest of your life.