Are you the resident single friend of the group? Always lumped on the end of group pics on your lonesome? Well, honey, you'll relate to these 10 very annoying "single friend" problems...
1. Always The Third Wheel
Your friend invites you for dinner or drinks, and you're super excited for a 1:1 catch up. Then you arrive and her BF Paul is sitting in your place. Bloody Paul. Then you spend the entire evening third wheeling on their 1:1 catch up. Awkward.
2. Designated Photographer
All your mates want cute 'candid' couple photos, and they act like being their personal photographer is part of the 'third wheel' job description. No, I do not want to take a photo of you and your boyfriend reenacting 'The Lady & The Tramp". FFS.
3. Group Double Dates
Your lovely gals always invite you on these group double dates, and you know that they're secretly hoping you'll decline. You always do. The only thing worse than 3rd wheeling is 9th wheeling. Ain't nobody got time for that, although actually, you do have time for that because you're single.
4. Friends Live Vicariously Though Your Tinder
Your mates are all smitten but also feel like they missed out on this new world of internet dating so decide that they have the right to 'play' on your tinder. This isn't a game people, Tinder is your single friend's only hope!! They all have a play, and then say at the end "That's fun but oh my god I'm glad I'm not single, it seems so much tougher nowadays. No offence". Offence taken.
5. "You'll Find Someone"
Firstly, what if I'm happy single and don't need no man? Secondly, what if I'm actually really bad at being a human and no one will ever date me because I act like a swamp creature?
6. The Matchmaking
Ok, we all know matchmaking is super fun, but sometimes your taken friends get carried away/exasperated and start setting you up with anything with a pulse. I'm sure Derek from IT is lovely, but I'd rather not date someone who has 3 kids practically the same age as me. Thanks though babes.
7. Judging You Over Dating
They never approve of the men you do date, despite insisting constantly that they want you to find someone. Or they judge the fact that you go on about 4 dates a week. It's the effort that counts ok, leave us alone...
8. Secretly Being Happy When They Fight With Their Partner
We feel guilty, but also kinda happy, not because we want our friend to be heartbroken but just because we want a single friend who will come drinking with us again.
9. Having Friends Who Are Only Your Friend When Single
You have a few friends that go off the grid as soon as they get in relationships but then come crawling back when it ends and they act like nothing has happened. You should really confront them, but all your other mates are in relationships and you can't afford to be picky atm.
Ok, I'm off to go die alone with my cats now, laterz...
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