Cupid's Pulse Article: Cameron Diaz Says It’s Great Being SingleCupid's Pulse Article: Cameron Diaz Says It’s Great Being Single

By Jennifer Ross

While movie star Cameron Diaz has been romantically linked to celebrities like Justin Timberlake and New York Yankee Alex Rodriguez, walking down the aisle has not been in the cards for her — yet. Rather, the What to Expect When You’re Expecting starlet is alright with that. She admits that marriage was not something she searched for in her 20’s or 30’s. However, Diaz, who just turned 40 at the end of August, is feeling open minded to the possibility of marriage and, perhaps, children in her future. Recently, she spoke with Esquire UK about her life, stating that she knows herself better, feels more capable than ever, and “has gratitude. “ When it comes to potential suitors, Diaz claims she looks for “someone who takes care of themselves, who’s strong.” Until then, she seems perfectly content in her own skin.

What are some advantages to being single?

Cupid’s Advice:

In this day and age, the society and family pressures of marriage still exist. As women tend to get older, some may question if they will ever find a partner. However, being is single is not just about waiting for prince charming. It does have its perks. Here are a few reasons why being single can be more fun:

1. It is your time: Without the constraints of marriage and children, you can arrange a night out with friends at the spur of the moment. Ever went to see a movie and hated it half way through? When you are single, you can get up and leave the show midway. The freedom is so exciting when you think of it.

2. Traveling is easy: Imagine a three day weekend and a little extra cash. With no mate, you can take off whenever and wherever you like, especially when you sign up for a singles’ trip. It gives you the opportunity to meet wonderful singles, like yourself, and experience new adventures.

3. Recreating is possible: Possibly the ultimate advantage to being single is the ability to recreate your life. Anything you want is possible with high rewards and little risk, since you don’t have to worry about your actions affecting anyone else’s life. So go after it, whatever it is!

What do you love about your single life? Tell us below!