7 things all single people need to be able to do

Though there are a lot of perks to being single, there are certain instances when you have to rely on yourself and only yourself to handle the less-than-fun parts of being an adult.

You’re tired and don’t feel like dealing with dinner, but still need to feed yourself. Why is your car making that sound? You’re sick and need to drag yourself to Rite Aid to grab some Nyquil.

These occurrences are inconvenient, yes, but they also make you feel confident that you’re truly a self-sufficient being.

To fully achieve independent adult status, here are seven other tasks that all single people need to be able to accomplish:

(1) Deal with travel inconveniences

Cancelled flights. Missed connections. Even the best planners will experience issues from time to time. While it would be nice if you could just buy a bunch of snacks and magazines featuring Gigi Hadid’s face on the cover and let someone else figure out how to get you to your final destination, you should be able to deal with the situation without being that person in line who’s hysterical and screaming at the gate agent.

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