- Single atau jomblo bukanlah suatu hal yang harus dikhawatirkan, kamu tetap bisa single dan happy alias bahagia.
- Kalimat-kalimat berikut bisa menjadi caption yang cocok untukmu jika kamu single.
Kalau-kalau kamu membutuhkan pengingat: Perempuan-perempuan single, di manapun kamu berada, kamu seksi, kamu sukses, dan yeah, kamu bahagia. Jadi, bisakah kita semua berhenti dengan seluruh omong kosong mengenai "belahan diri" di luar sana? Perempuan-perempuan jomblo adalah makhluk yang utuh, cantik, dan mengagumkan dengan caranya sendiri, thank you very much to you all. Dan hanya karena kamu tidak memiliki pasangan hidup, hal tersebut tak berarti kamu ~sendirian~ dalam kehidupan ini.
Cosmo mengerti, terkadang kamu pasti merasa sedih dan kecewa karena kamu jomblo. Namun jangan larut dalam keadaan tersebut terlalu lama, ini saatnya kamu melihat sisi positifnya. (As in, terima kasih Lizzo sudah mengingatkan bahwa kita tak perlu pusing memikirkan tanggal pernikahan yang harus diubah akibat pandemi, atau usaha setengah mati yang harus kita kerahkan untuk mempertahankan hubungan jarak jauh lewat FaceTime tanpa kejelasan mengenai masa depan.) That's right, ini adalah waktunya kamu menyumbangkan energimu untuk hubungan yang paling penting dalam hidupmu: yaitu hubungan dengan dirimu sendiri.
Jika kamu membutuhkan sedikit inspirasi atau pengingat untukmu: Perempuan-perempuan kuat ini tahu apa yang terbaik untukmu. Jadi, siapkan secangkir teh hangat, rapikan sofa favoritmu, dan tenggelamkan dirimu dalam kalimat-kalimat kutipan empowering mengenai single berikut.
“The thing about being single is you should cherish it. Because in a week or a lifetime of being alone, you may only get one moment. One moment when you’re not tied up in a relationship with anyone. A parent, a pet, a sibling, a friend. One moment when you can stand on your own.” — Alice, How to Be Single
“Yes, I’m alone, but I’m alone and free.” — Elsa, Frozen
“I think only stupid people have good relationships.” — Enid, Ghost World
“When something breaks, if the pieces are large enough, you can fix it. Unfortunately, sometimes things don’t break, they shatter. But when you let the light in, shattered glass will glitter.” — Jenny Young, Someone Great
“There will be no more talk of marriage.” — Elizabeth, Elizabeth
“And maybe a happy ending doesn’t include a guy, maybe…it’s you, on your own, picking up the pieces and starting over, freeing yourself up for something better in the future.” — Gigi, He’s Just Not That Into You
“Don’t misunderstand me; I don’t want to die alone, but spending quality time with myself 60 to 70 percent of the day is my idea of mecca.” ― Issa Rae, The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl
“I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will.” — Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre
“So distracting, so complete is she that she is gone before many realize that she had no escort, she was alone, a parade of one.” ― Jerry Spinelli, Stargirl
“For now she need not think of anybody. She could be herself, by herself…and this self having shed its attachments was free for the strangest adventures.” ― Virginia Woolf, To the Lighthouse
“What I know now is that when we derive our worth from the relationships in our lives—the intimate ones, the social circles we belong to, the companies we work for—we give away our power and become dependent upon external validation. When that is taken away, our sense of value, and identity, goes with it.” ― Elaine Welteroth, More Than Enough: Claiming Space for Who You Are
“I wondered, Why have I been chasing happiness my whole life when bliss was here the entire time?” ― Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love
“Yeah, I’m my own soul mate. No, I’m never lonely. I know I’m a queen but I don’t need no crown. Look up in the mirror like, Damn, she the one.” — Lizzo, Soulmate
“Spend more time with my friends, I ain’t worried ’bout nothin’. Plus, I met someone else, we havin’ better discussions. I know they say I move on too fast, but this one gon’ last, ’cause her name is Ari and I’m so good with that.” ― Ariana Grande, thank u, next
“If you like it, then you shoulda put a ring on it. Don’t be mad once you see that he want it.” ― Beyoncé, Single Ladies
“Gonna love myself, no, I don’t need anybody else.” ― Hailee Steinfeld, Love Myself
“Some boys take a beautiful girl and hide her away from the rest of the world. I want to be the one to walk in the sun. Oh, girls, they wanna have fun.” ― Cyndi Lauper, Girls Just Want to Have Fun
“Single and fabulous, exclamation point.” — Carrie Bradshaw, Sex and the City
“She’s a brilliant, badass single woman entitled to screw as many dudes as she wants.” — Jo, Girlfriend’s Guide to Divorce
“It’s like all of my life everyone has always told me, ‘You’re a shoe, you’re a shoe, you’re a shoe, you’re a shoe.’ And then today I just stopped and I said, ‘What if I don’t want to be a shoe? What if I want to be a purse, you know? Or a hat?’” ― Rachel Green, Friends
“My alone feels so good, I’ll only have you if you’re sweeter than my solitude.” ―Warsan Shire
“You alone are enough. You have nothing to prove to anybody.” ― Maya Angelou
“I am, to be blunt and concise, in love only with myself, my puny being with its small inadequate breasts and meager, thin talents.” ― Sylvia Plath
“Loneliness is a sign you are in desperate need of yourself.” ― Rupi Kaur
“My mom said to me, ‘One day, you should settle down and marry a rich man.’ I said, ‘Mom, I am a rich man.’ My experience with men is great because I pick them because I like them. I don’t need them.” ― Cher
“I’m much happier on my own. I can spend as much time with somebody as I want to spend, but I’m not looking to be with somebody forever or live with someone. I don’t want somebody in my house.” ― Whoopi Goldberg
“None of my exes are married or in happy relationships, so it’s safe to say that I wasn’t da problem lol.” — Rihanna
“It took me a long time, but I’m very happy [being single]. I call it being self-partnered.” ― Emma Watson
“The man for me is the cherry on the pie. But I’m the pie and my pie is good all by itself. Even if I don’t have a cherry.” ― Halle Berry
“Every woman in her late 20s goes through a period where she just doesn’t believe love is out there anymore, but it is. And I think the minute you stop looking for it is when it comes for you.” — Kristen Bell
“When I was younger, I was constantly wanting to be with or date someone because I was so deathly afraid of being single or by myself. Now, I’m at the point where if I meet someone, they better really elevate my life, because I love being single.” ― Lucy Hale
“You are your best thing.” ―Toni Morrison
“In my 20s, I was not only boy crazy but marriage and relationship crazy. Now it’s almost the opposite. My work is so rewarding and I’m so self-centered about it that I’m kind of excited about not having to go home and ask someone about their day.” ― Mindy Kaling
“You do not need to be loved, not at the cost of yourself. The single relationship that is truly central and crucial in a life is the relationship to the self. Of all the people you will know in a lifetime, you are the only one you will never lose.” ― Jo Courdert
“One of my favorite parts of being single is how I get to choose who I spend my time with, share my heart with, hang with, giggle with, call, dine across from.” ― Tracee Ellis Ross
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