Single Ladies Are the Norm, According to a New Study
If it's coming to the end of your senior year of high school and the only thing you've gotten cuddly with is your dog, don't stress. While scrolling through your Instagram on #ManCrushMonday may make you feel like you're the only single girl left in your class, new stats prove that you're not alone. The reality? Single people are outnumbering coupled up kids in high school - so there's no reason to be worried about finding a bae before graduation.
You can thank the Pew Research Center for this cool study. According to the PWC, 64 percent of high school students are single - and always have been. Only 35 percent of surveyed teens have been in a romantic relationship before, which is a surprisingly low percentage considering how every teen movie or TV show depicts high schoolers finding their baes in homeroom. (Not like we'd want them to stop that - who would we ship otherwise?!)So if people whose relationship status reads "single" are in way greater supply than those who label themselves as "In A Relationship," why does it feel like you're in the minority if you don't have a special someone to take to prom? If you feel like the last single person on the planet, it may have to do with the fact that people are way more likely to share info about their relationship than about the fact that they, too, are flying solo.
Couple selfies are super cute, but can we get #SingleGalSelfie trending? As we now know, there are more than enough solo ladies out there.