Everywhere we turn these days, we're bombarded with ads for how to get a guy or girl to like us. Having a boyfriend or girlfriend is the ultimate task.
Yeah, let's go with that one, since it was actually a fairy tale and not just an excessive display of, well, everything. But enough about Kimye. Anyway:
We dream of walking on the beach with somebody who loves us, or curling up like Blake Lively to Ryan Gosling to talk about whatever it is those two talk about.
But with relationships, of course, come all sorts of messy restrictions.
You're not just thinking about yourself! You have to take someone else's feelings into consideration before you decide whether to have frozen pizza or takeout!
As it turns out, there are actually quite a few things better than having a significant other in your life, at least part of the time. Here are nine of them: