7 Reasons Why It's Okay if You Haven't Been in a Relationship Yet ...

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I spent a lot of years thinking of all the reasons why I hadn't yet had a relationship, and I think worrying about why you haven’t been in a relationship yet is actually really common. A lot of the people I went to school with had been dating since they were 13. I didn't get my first boyfriend until I was 18 - that's a significant difference, and a whole lot of time spent worrying. There can be so much pressure on you at school, from friends, other classmates, all the magazines and TV programmes where the women seem to date pretty much as soon as they've got their first training bra - but there are so many reasons why you shouldn't worry if you haven't been in a relationship yet.

1. Who Cares if Other People Are Doing It?

One of the main reasons people worry if they haven’t been in a relationship is because it can feel like everyone else is, was or got close to it. Looking back now, I realise that I was by no means the only person left at my school who hadn't had a boyfriend; I just worried about it often enough so that was how it felt. Try to get some perspective - there's absolutely no way you're the only one who isn't 'normal.' And those that do have relationships? Who cares? You don't have to do something just because it’s what other people are doing - TRUST ME.

Stop Worrying and Enjoy Yourself

Comments:

Veronica
@Rita I can totally relate
Kristelle Louise Fernandez
@Hannah Peeler, wow Hannah you are american and I know that your culture is very open with anything and I am happy and proud that you obey your parents concerning relationship no-noes for now. :) Me...
Hannah Peeler
I'm not allowed to date and I am totally fine with it, at first I didn't like the idea but now I'm totally happy with my parents decision. After seeing all of my friends in relationships and going thr...
mumra
@Louise Nicholson it's normal
mumra
@Athena Miller you're secured of yourself:)
mumra
@sand yeah it's very normal the most impt thing is that you enjoy his company:)
mumra
@Anna the right one will eventually come:) just persevere...
mumra
@Misha it's totally normal. A lot of girls feels that way also. I guess your first bf would be a friend to you at first that way you'll feel very comfortable being with him;)
mumra
@Alexis be patient the right one will eventually come:)
Ralph lauren
It's funny you think you want something than you get it and your like BLEH!! Hell no! I love being single! Lol 😉
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