1.  I’m in charge of my own schedule.
  2. I am in charge of what I do with my life.
  3. I don’t have to clean men’s dirty underwear and socks.
  4. I don’t have to clean up after a man.
  5. I’m in charge of the remote control.  Well, at least until my boyfriend visits.
  6. I don’t have to instantly try to reach agreements with someone.
  7. I live where I want, and decorate the way I want, and don’t have to hear any complaints.
  8. I’m no longer a nursemaid.
  9. Don’t have to worry about how much of a liability my spouse will be to my professional reputation.
  10. It’s a lot less expensive.
  11. Guilt-free travel.
  12. Guilt-free shopping.
  13. I get much better Valentines gifts. (Yep, I am quite a romantic.)
  14. No one to raise their eyebrows when I go shopping.
  15. No guilt for staying out late playing.
  16. No guilt for being a no-show at family reunions.  Ahh hum.