'Why It's Good to Be Single' Makes a Case for Flying Solo

By: Marie C. Hudson - Published: • References: pimsleurapproach and dailyinfographic
In an age where reality dating shows seem to dominate TV networks, the upsides to the life of a bachelor are rarely discussed, but after seeing the 'Why It's Good to Be Single' infographic, you might rethink your dating game.

Created by PimsleurApproach.com, the illustrated chart shows the pros of staying single, comparing costs, sleeping habits, and even weight gain of lone romance rangers to those coupled up. According to the infographic, tying the knot can have negative effects on your waistline and your wallet, with married couples weighing six to nine pounds more than their single friends, and costs of dating averaging over $40,000.

While staying solo might save you some cash, is it possible to put a price tag on true love? Maybe. Whether you're for or against the pro-bachelor movement, 'Why It's Good to Be Single' offers up some food for thought and is worth checking out!