I was 21 when my last relationship ended. At the time, I told myself I would focus on my career in the music industry. Online marketing was at its inception and I was leading the charge of getting your favorite rapper onto your computer screen.
But in my personal reality, I was just hiding from some deep-rooted daddy issues and 10 years later, I found myself still single.
It wasn’t my intention to be single for so long. I thought it would only be a few years — that I’d get that corner office and a relationship would become a priority again.
Time flew and eight years later, I got diagnosed with cancer and had to reevaluate my entire life.
I had to decide if I wanted kids and in my head, kids meant a family. Family meant a husband, which meant that I’d have to date with the purpose to settle down for the first time in a really long time.
In those years of being single, I developed some serious single girl habits. When I found myself in a relationship for the first time in 10 years, I had to break those habits so that they wouldn’t break us.
If you’ve been single for a while and are now officially taken, here are some of the single habits you’ll have to break.
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