38 Dating Yourself Quotes to Help Remind You of Why It's So Awesome

38 Dating Yourself Quotes to Help Remind You of Why It's So Awesome

Dating yourself: In our opinion, it's a totally underrated concept. And if you're getting a little sick of the whole dating thing and considering taking yourself on a lot of solo dates in 2023, dating quotes geared toward dating the most important person in your life—you—are going to be important for your journey.

Ready to be inspired? Regardless of your relationship status, here are 38 dating yourself quotes that will help you get excited to spend a little time with you. 

38 Dating Yourself Quotes

1. "Spend time alone and often, touch base with your soul." — Nikki Rowe

2. “To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.” — Oscar Wilde    

3.  “Loneliness is an opportunity to find yourself. In solitude, you are least alone.” ― Bruce Lee

4. "To find yourself, think for yourself." — Socrates

5. "The most exciting, challenging, and significant relationship of all is the one you have with yourself. And if you can find someone to love the you that you love, well, that's just fabulous." — Carrie Bradshaw

6. “Single” is an opportunity to live life on your own terms and not apologize.” — Mandy Hale

7. “Love yourself first, because that’s who you’ll spend the rest of your life with.” — Luigina Sgarro

8. “I’m not really single, I am dating myself.” ― Unknown    

9. "My alone feels so good, I’ll only have you if you’re sweeter than my solitude." — Warsan Shire

10. "Every woman in her late 20s goes through a period where she just doesn’t believe love is out there anymore, but it is. And I think the minute you stop looking for it is when it comes for you." — Kristen Bell

11. "Being single doesn’t necessarily mean you’re available. Sometimes you have to put up a sign that says 'Do Not Disturb' on your heart." — Wiz Khalifa

12. "I never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude." — Henry David Thoreau

13. "When you’re single and in your 20s, you throw on a pair of jeans and look fabulous." — Sheena Easton

14. "Being single is about celebrating and appreciating your own space that you're in." — Kelly Rowland

15. "I used to think that the worst thing in life was to end up all alone. It’s not. The worst thing in life is ending up with people who make you feel all alone." — Robin Williams

16. "Being with no one is better than being with the wrong one. Sometimes those who fly solo have the strongest wings." — Nitya Prakash

17. "The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been before." — Alan Ashley-Pitt

18. "Too many women throw themselves into romance because they’re afraid of being single, then start making compromises and losing their identity. I won’t do that." — Julie Delpy 

19. "The most profound relationship we will ever have is the one with ourselves." — Shirley MacLaine

20. “Love yourself, again and again and again.” ― Michael Bassey Johnson

21. “Never underestimate the fact that loving others is a choice but loving yourself is a responsibility." — Germany Kent

22. “No human being is ever going to love you more than you love yourself.” ― Avis J. Williams

23. "Even if I were in a relationship, I’m a single-minded individual, and I really like my freedom. I think there’s a lot of people that need to be in relationships and need to be in love. I want it sometimes, but I don’t need it." — Lizzo

24. “I’ve been having way too much fun being on my own. It sucked for the first year, I was like, ‘I just want to cuddle. I just want to watch something and be adored.’ But now it feels good, it feels awesome." — Selena Gomez

25. "I don't think that because I'm not married it's made my life any less. That old maid myth is garbage." — Diane Keaton

26. "People say, 'But you're alone.' But I don't feel alone. I feel very un-alone. I feel very sparkly and excited about everything." — Stevie Nicks

27. "In my wonderful and robust experience of being single, I have learned to have a productive relationship with loneliness and an intensely juicy relationship with my joyful solitude— I really enjoy my company." — Tracee Ellis Ross

28. "I’m at the point where if I meet someone, they better really elevate my life, because I love being single.” — Lucy Hale

29. "It took me a long time, but I'm very happy [being single]. I call it being self-partnered." — Emma Watson

30. "The best part about being single is knowing that my happiness is coming from no other person than myself." — Demi Lovato

31. My work is so rewarding and I'm so self-centered about it that I'm kind of excited about not having to go home and ask someone about their day." —Mindy Kaling

32. "I’ve learned I’m in a very modern fairytale, but I also know I don’t need the Prince Charming to have a happy ending." — Katy Perry

33. "Don’t be scared to walk alone. Don’t be scared to like it." — John Mayer

34. "I love being single. It's almost like being rich." — Sue Grafton

35. "If we seek paradise outside ourselves, we cannot have paradise in our hearts." — Thomas Merton

36. "If you really are going to be a happy single, you have to stop treating being single as the annoying time that you pass between relationships and embrace it. Rather than focusing on what you lack, focus on what you have: You." — Natalie Lu

37. "He who knows others is wise. He who knows himself is enlightened." — Lao Tzu

38. "Of all the people you will know in a lifetime, you are the only one you will never lose." — Jo Coudert


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1 comment

Thank you for this! I am absolutely in love with these quotes. I’m actually on a journey right now where I truly love being single. I never thought that this day would come, but here I am.
Silk + Sonder replied:
So glad to hear it!


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