Even if you’re the type of sugar baby who knows what hard work most relationships are, it’s not always as easy as it should be to embrace being single. This is especially the case if your last breakup wasn’t your choice or you’re honestly just the type who prefers having a sugar daddy to not having one.

Still, there are many incredible things to appreciate about being a fun, footloose, and fancy-free sugar baby who’s currently unspoken for. Here are some of the more underappreciated ones – the ones even the most freedom-loving sugar babies tend to forget about.

1.      You’re free to flirt up a storm

Even if you’re coupled up with a reasonably permissive sugar daddy, there are limits to how big a flirt you get to be when you’re in a relationship. There are always certain lines you know you can’t cross if you don’t want to step on your partner’s toes, and that’s as it should be.

But let’s face it. A really great flirting session is a blast, not to mention a huge ego boost. And when you’re a single sugar baby, you’re 100 percent free to not only enjoy being a flirt to the fullest but to explore any unexpected opportunities that come out of it.

2.      It’s good for your confidence

If you’re the type of sugar baby who’s typically always in an arrangement with at least one sugar daddy at any given time, you’re probably used to not having to handle much for yourself. Sugar daddies are awesome like that – always helping their sugar babies maintain a high quality of life.

That’s one reason being a single sugar baby can be such a confidence booster. You have an opportunity to rely on yourself for a change and remind yourself that you’re a capable, confident, independent woman in your own right.

3.       You get to be a little selfish

And whether you want to admit it or not, being a little selfish now and then feels pretty good. It’s also good for you. But when you’re in a relationship, it’s not something you get to do very often. Sharing can be wonderful, but so can knowing you don’t have to right now.

So why not make the most of your single time while it’s here? Be selfish, and indulge yourself. Spoil yourself with all those big and small things you’d typically feel compelled to share with a partner, and enjoy keeping everything to yourself for a change.

4.      You can embrace casual dating

When a lot of sugar babies think of living a single life, they picture themselves sitting on the couch every night alone, shoveling in ice cream by the gallon. But the only time being single has to look like that is when you actually want it to.

Being single also grants you the opportunity to embrace casual dating, one-night stands, no-strings-attached connections, and just about anything else you want. These can be incredible ways to have fun while getting to know yourself and your needs a lot better.

5.      You have time to reflect on the past

If you’re the type of sugar baby who pretty much always has at least one sugar daddy on the hook, then it’s probably been a while since the last time you were completely free to reflect on your love life. But doing this is the best way to gain a deeper, better understanding of what love is really all about.

Stay properly single for any length of time, and you eventually gain a lot of insight into your past relationships. And you come away from the experience with a better understanding of why things went wrong and how you can avoid repeating certain heartbreaks in the future.

6.      You can focus on your health

Although a good relationship definitely comes alongside health benefits of its own for those involved in it, that’s only part of the picture. People in relationships also tend to consume more calorie-rich food, exercise less, and sit around more – just a few reasons why they tend to drift out of shape eventually.

When you’re single, you have the time, energy, and resources to reinvest in your health on an entirely new level. You can get your butt back into the gym more often, get back to eating healthy, and return to a place where whole-body health is a top priority.

7.      You can restructure your life

Even the most independent sugar babies need to work to coordinate their schedules with their sugar daddies’. That can lead to a life structure that isn’t all that fruitful regarding your own needs and goals.

Singlehood gives a sugar baby a chance to put things right in that arena. You can reset your eating, sleeping, and social schedules according to what’s best for your body and personal goals – something that will surely do you a lot of good. Try it and see!