10 Ways To Love Yourself This Valentine's Day
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10 Ways To Love Yourself This Valentine's Day

Being single, doesn't mean that Valentine's Day has to be awful!

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10 Ways To Love Yourself This Valentine's Day
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With Valentine's Day coming up, it's easy for everyone who is single, to fall into the "I Hate Love" abyss. I'm guilty of falling down that rabbit hole many Februarys too, until I realized that hating Valentine's Day is really like waving a sign that says "I HATE BEING SINGLE!" While that may be the case for others, it is certainly not for me.

This year I am taking Valentines Day as a day to indulge and love myself. And there is nothing wrong with that. Here are 10 tips that will make your Valentine's great, especially if you don't have a significant other!

1. Look your best today!

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The easiest way to make Valentine's Day enjoyable, is to make sure that you look your best and feel confident. Go out there wearing your favorite outfit and see how it doesn't matter that you aren't in a relationship!

2. Give into the free Valentine's goodies

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Don't be afraid to have the Valentine's Day fun without a partner! If you see that the coffee shop is giving out free pink cupcakes with your coffee, then take one. You don't have to not give in because you "hate" the holiday!

3. Do something new

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If you want to get away from all the lovey-dovey stuff, that's okay too! Take the day to do something new for yourself. Sign up for a dance class, go get your hair done in a new style, or go on an adventure! The sky is the limit!

4. Do something for someone else

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If you aren't feeling your best on this day, chances are that there is someone just like you that could really use a little pick me up! It can be something as little as complimenting someone, but it will make you feel great in the end.

5. Don't be afraid to say "happy Valentine's Day"

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Yes, I know. You can say it if you are single. But really, it is a holiday to celebrate love and even if you are single, it is perfectly alright to celebrate it.

6. Go to a singles party!

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Who knows? Maybe you won't be single after. Either way it's a great way to make you feel like you are not alone.

7. Say no to being a third wheel

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It can be great (I guess?) that your friends want to include you on Valentine's Day, but also very weird. Try your best to not hang out with your friends that are in relationships. You love them, and they love you, but being a third wheel is a big NO NO on Valentine's Day. Don't do it!

8. Pamper yourself!

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Put on a face mask, some Netflix, take a bubble bath, whatever you like to do when pampering yourself! This is your time, just relax and have a good time.

9. Surround yourself with friends

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If all of your friends are alone on Valentine's Day, then just hang out. Have a movie night where you all eat the obnoxiously priced mystery chocolates and have a blast.

And Finally...

10. Love yourself

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Take this day to reflect on life and truly learn to love yourself. This is so important. You need to love yourself before you can love others, so fill your day up with whatever you must, so that you can feel loved by yourself.


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