We're not sure when, but somewhere down the line, being single became synonymous with feeling lonely, eating Lean Cuisines all by yourself, and generally wishing you were coupled up like all your married friends.
But we're here to tell you that's simply not the case for a lot of single people. Just ask our readers. On Sunday night, they told us what being single means to them -- and how their lives have improved since their divorces.
Click through the slideshow for their answers, then tell us what being single means to you in the comments!