How to Spend Valentine's Day When You're Single

How to Spend Valentine's Day When You're Single

10 Ways to Have A Better Day Then Gross Couples

This article goes out to all you single ladies and gents. Valentine's Day is approaching and normally if you're single you spend the day watching other grossly happy couples hold hands, exchange chocolate and kisses in the middle of campus. Apparently, Valentine's Day means that couples can get away with sucking each other's faces in front of everyone else, which is gross and annoying and obviously is inconsiderate to all the (supposedly) lonely, single people out there.

I happen to be single and basically have been single my entire life on Valentine's Day (except last year but that is irrelevant). I have never been fond of this Hallmark holiday, but I have realized that was due to the fact that I was just extremely bitter over the fact that I was single. This year I have turned a corner. Who needs a significant other when you got tons of lovely friends? Who says you can't celebrate the day of love with a bunch of your friends? You don't need a lover to feel loved and you don't need to feel bad about being single. And in all honesty, being single is where it's at. It's a party and you should celebrate loving yourself and your friends and family on Valentine's Day. If you're not single, then good for you but you should still celebrate loving yourself, family, and friends as well as your sexy lover.

Here are a few things that you can do this Valentine's Day to ensure that you will not have another lonely, self-loathing, pity party:

1. Send little Valentine's cards to your friends and family because everyone wants (and deserves) to feel loved.

2. Treat yourself to some the nice expensive chocolate because you deserve nothing less than the best.

3. Post the hottest selfie of either yourself or of you and your friends because everyone deserves to be graced with your beautiful presence.

4. Send your Mom some flowers because you love your Mom and she loves you and she deserves a little appreciation.

5. Go out and do something exciting with all your single (or non-single) girlfriends and/or boy friends because everyone deserves to have fun.

6. Skip out on Kimball dinner and treat yourself to nice Croads dinner because your tummy deserves to feel loved as well.

7. Don't skip dessert because, even though cheating is unacceptable when it comes to relationships, it is most definitely acceptable when it comes to your "diet".

8. Watch ALL of the Rom-Coms because you deserve to laugh hysterically and cry because the love of the characters is just so beautiful.

9. Buy yourself some roses because your dorm room deserves to smell and look it's best.

10. Love yourself.

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I'm A Woman And You Can't Convince Me Breastfeeding In Public Is OK In 2019

Sorry, not sorry.


Lately, I have seen so many people going off on social media about how people shouldn't be upset with mothers breastfeeding in public. You know what? I disagree.

There's a huge difference between being modest while breastfeeding and just being straight up careless, trashy and disrespectful to those around you. Why don't you try popping out a boob without a baby attached to it and see how long it takes for you to get arrested for public indecency? Strange how that works, right?

So many people talking about it bring up the point of how we shouldn't "sexualize" breastfeeding and seeing a woman's breasts while doing so. Actually, all of these people are missing the point. It's not sexual, it's just purely immodest and disrespectful.

If you see a girl in a shirt cut too low, you call her a slut. If you see a celebrity post a nude photo, you call them immodest and a terrible role model. What makes you think that pulling out a breast in the middle of public is different, regardless of what you're doing with it?

If I'm eating in a restaurant, I would be disgusted if the person at the table next to me had their bare feet out while they were eating. It's just not appropriate. Neither is pulling out your breast for the entire general public to see.

Nobody asked you to put a blanket over your kid's head to feed them. Nobody asked you to go feed them in a dirty bathroom. But you don't need to basically be topless to feed your kid. Growing up, I watched my mom feed my younger siblings in public. She never shied away from it, but the way she did it was always tasteful and never drew attention. She would cover herself up while doing it. She would make sure that nothing inappropriate could be seen. She was lowkey about it.

Mindblowing, right? Wait, you can actually breastfeed in public and not have to show everyone what you're doing? What a revolutionary idea!

There is nothing wrong with feeding your baby. It's something you need to do, it's a part of life. But there is definitely something wrong with thinking it's fine to expose yourself to the entire world while doing it. Nobody wants to see it. Nobody cares if you're feeding your kid. Nobody cares if you're trying to make some sort of weird "feminist" statement by showing them your boobs.

Cover up. Be modest. Be mindful. Be respectful. Don't want to see my boobs? Good, I don't want to see yours either. Hard to believe, I know.

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13 Quotes For All Of Us Empowered Female-Identifying People Out There

For the days when you need to be reminded that you are really doing the dang thing and doing it well.


For the days when you need to be reminded that you are really doing the dang thing and doing it well.

1. Do you really need someone else's permission, acceptance, wink, or nod, or are you ready to give these to yourself? -The Universe

I get notes from the Universe everyday and all of them are so amazing and inspiring. There might be a few of them on this list. You can sign up for your own notes from the universe here.

2. The princess saves herself in this one. -Amanda Lovelace

The quote is based off a book called The Princess Saves Herself In This One, which is a collection of poetry about resilience, you can get the book here.

3. I'm made of more than you think. -Snow White, Mirror, Mirror

4. Other people's perception of you ain't none of your business. -Lisa Nichols


5. Do you realize how many events and choices that had to occur since the birth of the universe leading to the making of just exactly the way you are? -Mrs. Which, A Wrinkle In Time

I love this because it really hits home how so many right and wrong decisions led to the creation of you and how you should appreciate the good and the bad because without either of them you wouldn't be exactly who you were supposed to be.

6. You can't stop what's done to you. You can only survive it. -Rachel, Georgia Rule 

This brings up an important theme of my life that I'm still trying to figure out. The only thing you can control in your life is how you react to what happens to you.

7. Don't let anyone ever make you feel like you don't deserve what you want. -Patrick Verona, 10 Things I Hate About You

8. No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. -Queen Clarisse, The Princess Diaries

9. No trifling of the past, no matter how great, can tarnish the brilliance of eternity. -The Universe

10. People who are insignificant to your future shouldn't have an impact on your present.

Someone once told me this, and although I can't remember the person, this quote has always stuck with me.

11. Talented, brilliant, incredible, amazing, show stopping, spectacular, never the same, totally unique, completely not ever been done before. -Lady Gaga

You know what... I think she was talking about you.

12. Tell yourself it's easy. Tell yourself often. Make it an affirmation. Eat, sleep, breathe it, and you life shall be transformed. -The Universe

13. Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. -Mark Twain 

Go on then, be empowered and trust your instincts, you've got big things coming... I can tell.

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