Valentines Day can mean different things to different people. For some couples, its a day to celebrate their love. For others, its just another day of the year, and nothing but a consumerist holiday. And for those who are single, it can be a time of loneliness, jealousy and self-pity. But just because you are single doesn't mean you have to be alone and miserable.
Whether you've never been in a relationship, are "forever alone", or even recently single, Valentines Day can still be awesome! Here's how you can be single AND happy this Valentines Day...
Make it a "ME" Day!
Think Valentines Day is only a WE day? Why not celebrate your singledom by making it a ME day? Spoil yourself! Kick back and relax in your most comfortable jammies and watch your favorite movies (or binge watch some Netflix). Take a bubble bath and pamper yourself. Heck, you can even eat a whole box of chocolates yourself!... just please don't eat your feelings (i.e. emotional eating). Its your day, so go ahead, treat yourself!
Don't know how to pamper yourself? Here are 6 Ways To Pamper Yourself at Home (for Cheap!)
Masturdate: Date Yourself
Still want a ME Day, but feel like getting out of the house? There is no reason why you can't you can't hit the town on your own. Masturdating is nothing to be ashamed of! Dress up and make yourself feel glamorous. Make reservations for one at a fancy restaurant. Go see the latest blockbuster at the cinema that you've been dying to see. Splurge a bit and go on a mini shopping spree. It may seem a little odd, but masturdating is an excellent way "woo" yourself and take responsibility for your own happiness.
Need some Masturdating inspiration? Here are 19 Awesome Things To Do Alone
Celebrate Galentine's Day Instead
Hate being alone? Why spend Valentines Day by yourself when you can hang with your single gal pals! Galentine's Day (now a non-official holiday observed on February 13th) is a day dedicated to "ladies celebrating ladies". This is a chance to dress up and paint the town red! Gather up your bffs for a night of dinner and dancing. Or invite them over to your place for a potluck and girly drinks. You can even play "Secret Cupid" (like Secret Santa) where you can exchange gifts, be it cheesy, sweet, or even naughty!
How can you celebrate this unofficial holiday? Here are 8 Ways to Celebrate Galentine's Day
Throw an Anti-Valentines Day Party
Feeling a little more ambitious and in the mood to party with other singles? Despite the it's negative connotation, an Anti-Valentines Day party is a chance to celebrate singledom in a cheerful and humorous way (no, its not supposed to be a room full of bitter and angry party-poopers). From a anti-love song playlist, to heart(less) party food, the options for throwing an amazing Anti-Valentines Day party are endless!
Party-planning not your thing? Here's How to Throw a Badass Anti-Valentines Day Party
Show Yourself Some Love!
Above all else, show yourself some love this Valentines Day! Just because you haven't found love doesn't mean you can't enjoy life. No matter what you do, remember to love yourself ❤
So, how are you going to show yourself some love this Valentines Day? Share how you plan to celebrate YOU this Valentines Day.