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How I Learned to Be Content and Alone When Single


How I Learned to Be Content and Alone When Single

When a woman is single, does she mean she is lonely? Some thoughts on contentment and being alone as a single gal and how to be happy with your status.

I used to hate being alone, and now I find myself detaching myself from the company I once kept. Is it age and maturity? Is it fortitude and confidence? Or is it the sense of awareness and inner peace that is blossoming within?

What I do know is that I am not lonely. What I do know is that I sense myself detaching from people who may no longer serve a purpose. Relationships that feel forced. Unnatural conversations that lack a comfortable flow. Empty connections that were formed out of temporary need. They no longer interest me. That goes for every relationship: friendships, familial, romantic. I no longer feel the need to try to make them work, pushing and prying to have others fit into my mold of perfect friend, perfect cousin, perfect man…just perfect.

There is no such thing.

What is most astonishing is that I am not angry; on the contrary, I’ve embraced this change without a fight, and that’s so unlike me. I am now more sure of myself and those in my corner: a handful of great friends, my mother, my sister, my brother, and one day my husband and children. It is all that I need and want. And that’s why I sit here content..sipping a drink…at a bar…alone.

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Sujeiry is a natural storyteller, dynamic radio show host and the proud CEO of She's been at this digital media and content creation game for 15 plus years and pours her heart and soul onto - the only site for Latinas on all things love. After realizing there was a void in the love/relationship Latina media market, she took matters into her own hands and became the go-to sex and relationship expert on Latinx platforms. The former sex and relationship expert on works diligently and passionately to encourage women of color to be their authentic selves as they navigate all things love.


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