Because your heart is tender right now and you don’t want to put yourself into a vulnerable position until you’re really ready.
Because you need to learn the proper way to love someone without bringing in anything toxic from your last relationship.
Because you need to raise your standards and stop your self-destructive tendencies before you end up hurting yourself.
Because you should be putting more love into yourself than into another person right now.
Because you are currently interested in self-reflection and growth, so some alone time might be beneficial for you.
Because your happiness isn’t supposed to swing in wildly different directions based on your relationship status.
Because you aren’t 100% positive whether you’re interested in investing your heart in a relationship right now.
Because this is a complicated time in your life and you don’t want to make things harder on yourself.
Because a relationship would only be a distraction from the things you should really be focusing on right now.
Because you haven’t found someone who makes you excited enough, passionate enough, happy enough.
Because you need to work on yourself before you start putting all your energy into working on a relationship.
Because you aren’t going to feel as fulfilled by a relationship as you’ve convinced yourself.