Valentine's Day. Some people love it and other people hate it. But why? If you're hating the holiday just because you're single and can't go out and "celebrate loving your significant other," then you've got it all wrong.
If couples need a holiday to remind them that they love each other, they have another issue entirely. The concept of Valentine's Day in and of itself is an odd one.
Why would you mope around about the fact that there has literally been a day designed to remind people they love each other?
Nonetheless, though, Valentine's Day exists, and with that, people are going to be celebrating, so instead of celebrating your love for someone else, celebrate your love for yourself.
Instead of going out, seeing all of the couples around at the booths, why not stay in, order a pizza and watch your favorite show on Netflix for the evening?
You are important and if you're not going to partake in the romance-fest that is Valentine's Day, then you should at least celebrate yourself.
We live in an everchanging and forward motion society. Setting aside time to specifically care for yourself is so important, and if V-Day happens to be that day for you, then great!
Why not even stop by the convenience store and buy chocolates for yourself just because?
The best part of practicing self-care on Valentine's Day? You get to eat, binge-watch Netflix in your pajamas and not have to be social--does it get better than that?
Valentine's Day can make people feel like a failure or an outcast at times when their social media feed is filled with the "happy" couples celebrating, but don't think twice about it.
In fact, unplug from social media for the night if you have to so that you can fully focus on yourself.
Being single on Valentine's Day isn't a crime or something to be upset over. In fact, be happy that you can save money and just focus on what you want to do and focus on yourself.
It's ridiculous that society says you have to have a date with someone on Valentine's Day because the truth is, you don't.
Schedule a date with yourself instead of someone else this year.