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Stop Framing “Hot Girl Summers” Around The Male Gaze Because They Don’t Have To Involve Dating At All To Be Joyful And Empowering

Instead, you can focus on activities that make you feel empowered and happy, such as solo travel, trying new hobbies, or even just taking time for self-care.

If that is something you want to do, great! Go for it! Go on as many dates as you like and have a good time.

But if you’re single and wondering what to do with yourself this summer, don’t feel like you have to go on a bunch of summer dates just because you’re not seeing anyone at the moment.

To have a ‘hot girl summer,’ you should be doing what brings you joy. Take good care of yourself, achieve a few small goals, and make time to relax and have fun.

This little article should serve as a reminder that this summer is yours and yours alone. If you don’t want to share it with a bunch of dates, you don’t have to. A ‘hot girl summer’ should be focused on you and no one else. Now get out and enjoy it!

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