50 Fun Things to do to Help You Love Being Single

I know some people that love being in a relationship; as soon as one ends, they’ve already found someone new to go out with. I get that dating is a lot of fun, but I’m here to tell you don’t need a significant other to have the best high school experience ever! In fact, here are 50 things you can do instead of prowling for a new bae:

  1. Write poetry
  2. Train for a marathon
  3. Make your family take a personality test and figure out how to relate to them better. Take the personality test here (https://www.16personalities.com/free-personality-test).
  4. Do a day road trip with your friends
  5. Bring a sketchbook to an art museum and draw your favorite pieces
  6. Invest in your younger siblings by taking them to a movie, getting ice cream, or playing a video game together
  7. Get a job
  8. Teach children’s catechesis
  9. Start a blog
  10. Start a vlog
  11. Go to a skatepark/learn to skateboard
  12. Find a coffee shop you can make YOUR coffee shop
  13. Do your homework??
  14. Start collecting something
  15. Make galaxy slime. Find out how here (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NdiDnyai2O0).
  16. Have a slumber party and build a fort
  17. Find a book written by your favorite saint
  18. Re-read the entire Harry Potter series
  19. Volunteer at a homeless shelter
  20. Go to a concert
  21. Write a song
  22. Do a cover of one of your favorite songs and upload it on YouTube
  23. Go thrift shopping
  24. Bake something for your parish priest
  25. Cook a three-course dinner for your family
  26. Pray a weekly holy hour
  27. Go on a discernment retreat with your diocese or contact a religious order. Learn more about discerning a religious vocation here (https://lifeteen.com/blog/category/life/future-vocation/discernment/).
  28. Learn how to screenprint your own t-shirts
  29. Go on a photography adventure and take photos of your city
  30. Call someone you haven’t talked to in a long time
  31. Start handwriting letters to your friends
  32. Go to a soccer game at a local high school or college and cheer loudly for a random player
  33. Assistant coach a children’s sports team
  34. Get into a workout routine
  35. Go to a drive-in movie theater with your friends
  36. Go to a waterpark
  37. Start a podcast about your favorite hobby. Here’s some tips for how to start podcasting (https://www.thepodcasthost.com/planning/how-to-start-a-podcast/).
  38. Visit a nursing home and make a new friend
  39. CreateFilm a short-film with your friends
  40. Plant a vegetable garden
  41. Help at an animal shelter
  42. Write a book
  43. Hike a mountain
  44. Build a sandcastle and then destroy it. Film it in reverse and put it on your Instagram story.
  45. Go get slushies at the gas station
  46. Write a letter to Pope Francis. Find out how to contact the pope here (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LVWt11nHzcI).
  47. Get involved in local politics
  48. Try wood-burning. Find out how to here (http://www.wikihow.com/Woodburn).
  49. Learn to play the harmonica
  50. Tie-dye