The Christmas and holiday season is thought of as a time to spend with family. There is nothing wrong with celebrating the holidays by yourself. You don’t have to compromise when you celebrate the holidays by yourself as a single. These are three ways you can enjoy being single during the holidays.


Single During the Holidays


Plan Ahead


The first way to enjoy being single during the holidays is to plan. Make a plan and stick to it. Plan for what you want to do to celebrate the holiday. You will have peace of mind when you have a plan for how you will observe the holiday. A simple plan could be going out and getting a Christmas tree or picking out Christmas lights to make Christmas more festive. Is it going to be just you? Are you going to be going over to celebrate with friends or family? Plan so that you don’t have to worry.



You could also host a holiday party or Christmas at your apartment or house. You can send out invitations to your friends to let them know about the party and if they need to bring anything. A holiday party is a way to interact with your friends and catch up by learning about their holiday plans. You can also use this time to ask them questions about next year to learn what they plan to do after the New Year. A holiday party is also a great way to get to know your neighbors by letting your neighbors know that you will be having a party at your place. 



At the holiday party, you can have eggnog and holiday treats along with Christmas decorations. You can have a holiday drink bar. There can be a treats area with holiday cookies, brownies, and cakes. Plan and enjoy the holidays singles. 


Celebrate Alone


You can celebrate Christmas alone. The holidays are often considered a time to spend with your family and loved ones. There is nothing wrong with celebrating Christmas or the holidays alone. You can celebrate Christmas alone by making the holiday special. Some ways to do this could be to make a meal, bake a festive family recipe, or try a food that is part of a Christmas tradition. You could also try a different Christmas tradition to make the day exciting and try a new one every year. Christmas Day could be made into a day to relax and refresh by listening to Christmas music and watching Christmas movies. 



You can get outside on Christmas if you choose to celebrate alone. If you know of any houses or neighborhoods that put up Christmas lights, you can see very festive homes and some holiday light shows. Get out, explore your area, and get to know where you live. You can celebrate the holidays alone, and you can enjoy being single during the holidays.


Reach out to your Community


If you would prefer not to celebrate alone, you can reach out to your community. You can see what Christmas events are happening where you live. You could ask if you can come over to celebrate Christmas with your family if they live nearby or get a last-minute plane ticket to go back home for Christmas. Another option is to see if your friends are celebrating Christmas and see if you can come over sometime during the day. When you reach out to your family or friends, you may be able to celebrate Christmas with your family and friends.



If you cannot celebrate Christmas with your friends or family, you can look online to see what Christmas events are happening near you. You can also look at online virtual events to celebrate Christmas and the holidays. There are free and paid virtual holiday events that you can attend and enjoy from the comfort of your home.




Despite everything going on in 2020, you can enjoy being single during the holidays by celebrating the holiday season. You can plan, reach out to your community, and celebrate the holidays alone as a single. Ultimately, it is up to you to decide how you want to spend your time during the holidays.

Views expressed in this article are the author’s opinions and do not necessarily reflect the views of Secure Single. It is intended for informational and educational purposes only. It is not investment or financial advice. James Bollen is the author of Thriving Solo: How to Flourish and Live Your Perfect Life (Without A Soulmate). Now available in paperback and for the Kindle on Amazon. Subscribe to Secure Single’s Substack for free!
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James Bollen is the Founder and President of Secure Single. He is an entrepreneur and a content creator with the goal of helping all different types of singles to learn to thrive as a single person.
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