Valentines Day

Valentines Day to girls or boys can either be a big deal or no deal at all.  Those who consider Valentines Day a big ordeal can have the best time with their date, that is if they have one. All the single ladies who will not be sharing Valentines with their significant other can watch hopeless romantic movies with the girls.  Personally, I would recommend The Notebook, a passionate love story, A Walk To Remember, a sappy romance, The Titanic, a romantic tragedy,  or head out to the theater to see Dear John.  These movies will get you sobbing about their problems in no time.

Valentines Day is a commercial holiday mostly only benefiting Hallmark. There should not be a post marked date on a certain day of the year for couples to show their love to each other, that should be everyday.  Spend Valentines with anyone you love , it doesn’t HAVE to be your significant other, it can be a best friend or your mom. The most important message that should be showed more about Valentines Day is that love is not just for couples; it is for everyone.  Although some people have been memorized by the message that Valentines is only for couples, don’t stay home, staying home sobbing because you don’t have a date is worse than not having a date. Have fun, be creative take this Saturday all to yourself.


1)Pamper Yourself: make an appointment at the day spa, be indulgent, or splurge at the mall.

2)Celebrate with friends! For girls: plan a girl’s night out on the town, or for guys: plan a poker night, or organize a sports game.

3)Be Proactive! Donate your time to a worthy cause. Just because you’re not spending Valentines Day with a valentine, does not mean you can’t spend it with those less fortunate than you.

4)Prioritize! Make a list of things that need to be prioritized in your life. Once you have made a list of things you would like to make more time for, write out a plan to help you reach those goals.

5)Reorganize! Make Valentines Day your new spring-cleaning day! Tackle your closet with a new plan, put all the clothes you don’t wear anymore into a donation pile, and rearrange the clothes you do wear.

6)Take a short trip. Pack a bag and hit the road. Planning a short trip will take your mind off the whole Valentines Day tradition and it will be a fun getaway.

7)Think positively. Not having someone to share Valentines Day with isn’t the end of the world. Just think, not having a valentine is much easier than actually having to plan out what to get a significant other.

8)Spend time with your family. Make it a night to remember by watching all classic romance movies together.

9)Get physical. Go for a run. Go to the gym. Play a round of golf. Go for a hike. Do something active-anything active-to keep you busy and get your endorphins pumping.

10)Be creative. Be artistic. Channel your emotions into creating a painting, a poem, or a song.

This Valentines Day stop throwing expensive chocolate at the tv and crying over love songs and actually have some FUN!

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