Still, trends do seem to exist among people in different types of relationships, with potential lessons that all adults—regardless of their marital status—can use to better their quality of life.
But being single affords you a unique opportunity: you get to really find out .
The good, the bad, the indifferent, are all laid bare.
A journey of self-discovery requires that you explore different cultures, beliefs and ways of life.
It is about acquiring knowledge and gaining wisdom.
A 2013 study in the journal shows that happily married couples tend to gain weight in the four years after getting hitched.