There are just a few days left until next Valentine’s Day. Until recently this used to be a piece of sad news for singles. However, the more we realize the unexpected joy of being single, the less we romanticize relationships. Let us explore together the perks of being single, as well as some of the weirdest customs for singles worldwide.
Be Single, Be Happy
There is no doubt that being in a healthy relationship has its benefits. For instance, relationships help us feel connected and satisfy our need for belonging.
On the other hand, people no longer believe that being single means you are less than. In fact, it can allow you to focus on what is important to you and to put yourself first. These are vital skills for being able to grow a loving relationship later on. Moreover, singles sometimes find it easier to save money. They also tend to pursue their dreams and spend more time with family or friends.
Weirdest Customs for Singles
Single people around the globe have various ways of both trying to attract love and celebrating being solo. For example, if you go to Zagreb (Croatia), you can visit the exceptional Museum of Broken Relationships. People all over the globe donate romantic mementoes and items left behind after a break-up.
In comparison to such acts of anti-love demonstration, single tribesmen in Papua New Guinea keep on practising an interesting custom. They try to impress and attract potential lovers by painting their bodies and wearing feathered costumes.
According to Indians, it is bad to be born during the astrological period when Mars and Saturn are both under the 7th house. So, if you are a female and that applies to you, you need to break to curse. Any girl who wants to get married has to marry a tree and have the tree cut down. This will help you increase your chances of finding love.
Here is another interesting custom for singles. Unmarried Armenian women eat a slice of salty bread so that they can have a prophetic dream about their future husbands. This ritual bonds the women in the family because they spend time together sharing and discussing each other’s dreams.
So, is it fair to conclude that being single is better? Maybe yes, maybe no. People around the globe have come up with intriguing ways to make the most out of being single, as well as to attract love. We hope that our list of weirdest customs for singles will serve as a source of inspiration for you. We wish you all the best on your journey.