How To Be Single In A Relationship by How To Be Single In A Relationship 1. Do you It's hard being in a relationship with someone and remember how to be yourself. Make sure you still take care of yourself for you. It's nice to have that extra somebody but it is most important to be independent. 2. Don't cheat on your friends Friends still exist. They don't disappear off to never land along with your gym membership hopes and dreams. Make time for them they make time for you 3. Give only as much as you receive Self explanatory. Don't be codependent and only give what you get out of it 4. Act natural Nobody likes a fake. Don't be someone you're not