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If You're Single, You're Likely Spending More Money Than You Think

Your wallet hates you for being single than you do.

For all the gripes some may have about being single, there are some pros to not being tied down.

You have more time to yourself, you’re not beholden to anyone when figuring out what to do in your spare time, and you can eat whatever you want without going through the dreaded hour-long dance of figuring out what you feel like having.

But if there’s any motivation to take yourself off the market, it’s perhaps this little sobering fact: being single is probably costing you more money.

Then stop being single.

When you’ve got a partner, you’re probably content with staying in more often than not. But if you’re flying single, you’re having to go on more dates to find that special someone, which means having to spend more dosh on drinks, food, and entertainment. Even when you’re not on a date, you’re probably eating or drinking away those single blues anyway.

Then there’s all the prep work you’ve got to put in before even going on a date. Gym memberships, clothes shopping, hair and make-up, and health insurance (for when you injure yourself at the gym) all cost moolah. Health insurance in particular costs considerably more for singles than couples for some inexplicable reason.

But hey, that’s the price you pay (literally) in order to look and feel good.

The price of being single extends beyond all the dating related stuff. You’re likely paying more to rent a place as a single person compared to couples, who can just split the bill in half. Plus you’ll have to throw in things like finding roommates and a place that’s the ideal cost-to-distance ratio to suit your budget just to add extra stress to the whole being single thing.

It’s not just rent either as couples can just split their bills down the middle wheres singles have to bear the brunt of everything on their own.

As for buying a house, well if the chances of doing that are low when you’re a couple, they’re even lower when you’re going at it alone.

So for the sake of your bank balance, best go polish up that dating profile and find that special someone, companionship and happiness be damned.

Robert Pattinson Says He Smells Like A Crayon And I Need To Know Which Colour

Another wild yarn from R-Patz.

Robert Pattinson has gained quite a reputation for spinning wild yarns during interviews, but his most recent comments on his body odour have me truly shaken.

In a recent interview with Allure the star of the upcoming The Batman film said, “Lots of people tell me I smell like a crayon.”

The interviewer – understandably bewildered by this statement – then asked, “Like you’re made of wax?”

To which R-Patz responded, “Yes! Like I’m embalmed.”

I have so many questions. What colour crayon does Pattinson smell like? What brand? Is he using lots of crayons? And most importantly, who are these multiple people who are telling him he smells like crayon!? Is that an insult, or a compliment?

It’s not the first time Robert Pattinson’s scent has come up in conversation. Back in 2009, E! News reported that an unidentified source who worked “very closely” with the actor on New Moon said “he stinks.”

“I mean, it’s awful,” the source said. “He never showers, and it drives people on the set crazy.”

“He completely reeks,” an unidentified crew member added. Yikes.

It’s been over a decade since then, so we can only hope Robert Pattinson has swapped his lack of showering for an obsession with crayons. 

Speaking of celebrity scents, celebrity tattoo artist Lauren Winzer dishes on what Post Malone smells like on It’s Been A Big Day For…below:

During his interview with Allure, Pattinson was also asked about being recently named the “most handsome man” in the world according to science.

“It’s weird,” he said. “I never was really up for the good-looking-guy roles, because I’ve always been quite awkward when meeting people.”

“My Harry Potter role was a good-looking guy, and it was a shock that it was quite easy to get. And then in Twilight, [Edward is] beautiful, beautiful, beautiful. When I turned up for the auditions, I had done a job where I’d dyed my hair black, because I had an inch and a half of roots, and I had waxed my body. And then I had a few months where I’d been drinking beer all day, so I had this hairless, chubby body. I looked like a baby with a wig on.”

Hairless, chubby, waxed or smelling like a crayon – we’ll take Robert Pattinson any which way.

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