One is the loneliest, loveliest, luxurious-est number that you'll ever do. Just you. Nobody else to worry about, spend time on, money on. Social pressures aside, it sounds a dream, no?

Because it is! Feel completely alone in your singledom? Well, you're not. Plenty of others have embraced and praised its many pluses. Read on for some particularly inspiring pick-me-ups for a time of the year all too unfortunately reserved for those who have signed their life away to the chains of monogamy.

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