What do single people do on Valentine?

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  1. xixi12 profile image68
    xixi12posted 12 years ago

    Everyone says valentine is for lovers and it maybe rightly so, but what do single people who are not in a relationship do on this 'romantic day'. Just out of curiosity. Is it just another day or it is a day to loathe those who are in love and receiving gifts

    1. izoooom profile image59
      izoooomposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      I think it will probably only be couples that really notice it is valentine's day.

      1. xixi12 profile image68
        xixi12posted 12 years agoin reply to this

        Not really when you have them right in your face, flowers and gifts being sent to the offices to surprise respective lovers. I doubt that you can't help but notice

    2. Tinsky profile image92
      Tinskyposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      Why not take yourself out on a date?  Buy some flowers and chocolates, go to the movies and enjoy your own company.  Before I met my husband, I lived alone for 8 years and would regularly pamper and treat myself and not just on valentines.  You have to love yourself first, even whey you do meet someone.

      Oh, and don't forget to send some valentine cards to someone that you like.

    3. Jordan Riley profile image57
      Jordan Rileyposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      I believe they just go out with their other single friends. Not everybody is attached you know

    4. Miss Lil' Atlanta profile image80
      Miss Lil' Atlantaposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      They cry and mope about how sorry their lives are or they go out and buy themselves chocolate and flowers.  lol

  2. KCC Big Country profile image83
    KCC Big Countryposted 12 years ago

    I would treat it as any other day.  If you want to go out, go out.  You'll likely find someone just like you out there.

  3. Buffoon profile image77
    Buffoonposted 12 years ago

    Maybe they're happy they don't have to spend their hard earned cash on silly presents?  Just sayin', wouldn't know!  big_smile

  4. hillrider profile image61
    hillriderposted 12 years ago

    It seems not everyone thinks Valentines is for lovers...LOL


  5. profile image0
    lynnechandlerposted 12 years ago

    I've been single now since '05 and what I do is do something special for family and friends. Get cards or make them for my parents and kids, maybe a lavish little treat that they wouldn't buy for themselves. It makes the day a bit brighter for me to know I've made the effort to pay it forward and hopefully they will do the same.

    1. kirstenblog profile image78
      kirstenblogposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      That is a really sweet idea big_smile
      I bet they love to know someone loves them even if they to are 'alone' on Valentines day

  6. CMHypno profile image83
    CMHypnoposted 12 years ago

    I just ignore St Valentine's Day - no point on going out on a day when all the prices have been inflated and you are surrounded by people carrying flowers or balloons!

  7. camlo profile image86
    camloposted 12 years ago

    I don't even notice it's St. Valentine's Day, whether I'm single or not.

  8. Midnight Oil profile image83
    Midnight Oilposted 12 years ago

    Cry........ wink

  9. Bard of Ely profile image80
    Bard of Elyposted 12 years ago

    In my case just treat it like any other day.

  10. kallini2010 profile image80
    kallini2010posted 12 years ago

    Last year, On Feb. 13, 2010, I went to a Salsa dance party. Alone. Not knowing how to dance.

    The guy I asked to accompany me did not show up.  I met somebody at the party.  The "no show guy" I met the next day, it was a blind date.  The only reason I remember it was because it was St. Valentine's day activities.

    None of those guys became anything for me.  But I started dancing, that changed my life in many unexpected ways.  This "going alone" was part of "date yourself" recommendation from "The complete Idiot's guide to dating."

    Celebrate or don't, just be creative, do things for yourselves - you have the luxury of the total control over the decision vs. struggling to reach the compromise with the loved one.  Being single might be a blessing.  Have fun!  P.S.  Fun does not have to be expensive, romance should not be commercialized.

  11. kmackey32 profile image61
    kmackey32posted 12 years ago

    Last year I was single and didnt do anything....

    1. kmackey32 profile image61
      kmackey32posted 12 years agoin reply to this

      Although you could always just buy yourself something...lol

  12. yenajeon profile image73
    yenajeonposted 12 years ago

    I always go out with my other single girlfriends! It's the perfect night to look gorgeous and paint the town or so they say!

    1. xixi12 profile image68
      xixi12posted 12 years agoin reply to this

      I guess one just has to be happy with oneself whatever the celebration and whether you have someone to celebrate it with

  13. Ron Montgomery profile image61
    Ron Montgomeryposted 12 years ago

    Eat lots of chocolate and masturbate.

    1. xixi12 profile image68
      xixi12posted 12 years agoin reply to this

      Do you buy the chocolates yourself or wait for someone to give it to you?

    2. lyndre profile image61
      lyndreposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      lol lol lol

      I,ll give the chocolates a miss lol

  14. Calgarz profile image61
    Calgarzposted 12 years ago

    Well, I make someone's day by giving small tokens. For myself, I buy a new fragrance or treat myself to a hearty meal.

  15. Tina Kachan profile image61
    Tina Kachanposted 12 years ago

    Watch a romantic drama while eating chocolate ice cream big_smile

  16. matherese profile image60
    mathereseposted 12 years ago

    They will sit down and feel sorry for themselves, Then they will moan about men or women who break their heart!!! Bla bla bla!!!

  17. profile image62
    logic,commonsenseposted 12 years ago

    Buy roses for as many lady friends as possible!

  18. theseus profile image73
    theseusposted 12 years ago

    Well, I'm single but that fact does not deter me from having a good time on Valentine's. It's nice that some of my friends are single as well so we pass away the time together-enjoying what we all love doing, singing.

    1. profile image0
      Kathryn LJposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      Good for you!  It's a day that can make you feel unloved but only if you let it.  Friends are fantastic and probably have a much less selfish approach than a new sexual partner.  There are many kinds of love - friendship is very special.  Having said that, I still felt like a complete loser when I was alone on Valentines day but there again, I didn't have nice friends like yours.  smile

  19. profile image58
    luke855posted 12 years ago

    if u really love him or her,evryday is valentines day, not only that day,right,u can have romance evryday if u really love each other.

  20. Real_Words profile image61
    Real_Wordsposted 12 years ago

    Im newly single but still enjoy Valentines day. Its for whomever feels the love. If your attached, most likely they will be together ,if single, spoil yourself! Take a day to love yourself!


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