Not So Lonely Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day Alone
Here comes the day again. Valentine’s Day has always been identical with couples celebrating love everywhere. But do you know that V-Day is for everyone? Yes, you can join the celebration of Valentine’s Day even when you’re single. In fact, there are many ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day alone and you won’t feel lonely.
Don’t feel left out because you’re single. You have the right to be happy and it’s all you need. Love yourself on the day by doing these things below.
- Do Self Reflection
Valentine’s Day is all about love. The first one you have to love before everyone else is yourself. Show some self-love on V-Day by doing introspection and reflection. Practicing self-love is the best you can do on the day. Love yourself before you love someone else. Also read Reasons Why You Don’t Need Boyfriend to be Happy
- Pamper Yourself in the Bathtub
Just like another day, Valentine’s Day is one tiring day. Nothing is better than putting yourself in a hot bathtub, pouring a glass of wine, and reading the book you always don’t have time to. Drop by a store to buy your favorite bath bomb earlier in the day and enjoy the sensation.
- Dining Out with You
Dining out alone in V-Day is not something to be ashamed of, if you don’t care about it. You can decide wherever you will and whatever you want to eat. You don’t also have to eat in sequence: start from the dessert if you want. You are treating yourself. Also read How to Feel Less Lonely When You’re Single
- Hang Out with Other Singles
Love is not always between man and woman. Because you’re single, doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate love. Call out your fellow single friends and have a night out together. Laughing out loud is better than sitting in a restaurant putting a smile when you actually want to puke.
- Have a Movie Night
Going to a theater alone on V-Day sounds too much unless you have friends to go with. But you can spend the night in a not-less-fun way by movie-ing in your house. Watch whatever you want to watch. If romantic movies only make your feel lonelier, go for something funny. Also read Ways to Love Yourself and Be Happy with The World
- Cook for Yourself
Some people busy looking for someone they want to love and forgetting how to love themselves while doing so. It’s why this ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day alone is really worth to try. Instead of cooking meal for others, cook for yourself. What do you want to eat most? When was the last time you cook for you?
- Spend Time with Your Family
Don’t be sad and lonely because you’re alone this Valentine. Look around and see that there are many people who love you. Remember that the biggest love and support comes from family. Lover will going to leave when they want to leave, but your family stay no matter what. Also read Reasons You Should Know and Love Yourself Before You Love Someone Else
- Going to a Spa, Yoga, etc.
If you happen to have money to spend on Valentine’s Day, go to a spa instead of bathing up at home. Pamper yourself so you can feel good. Happiness comes within you, so do something that makes you happy. Not into spa? Do yoga, pilates, etc.
- Dress Yourself Up
When you look good, you feel happy. Don’t look good for the sake of others. Dress yourself up for your own happiness. Put out your best dress, wear them, and make yourself look beautiful. Don’t spend the night at home. Go out to and enjoy the festivities. Also read Signs You are Ready for a New Relationship
- Netflix-ing Under the Blanket
For the alternative of watching movie, you can spend the whole night rolling inside the blanket while enjoying Netflix. You can find as many movie as you want with various genre that suitable with your mood at the moment. You made your own Valentine’s Day.
- Do Good to Others
The essence of Valentine’s Day is to spread love. It’s not necessarily between dating couples, but you can share love for more people. Go to local community and do volunteer work there. They must held a Valentine’s Day celebration as well, and celebrating together is better than alone and all by yourself.
- Have a Short Getaway
You’re not alone. There many people in the world who are single and they don’t celebrate Valentine’s Day. So take the day off from work and travel alone. Visit places you have never been before so you can experience new things. Get to know yourself more and discover what you want while you’re traveling.
- Keep Things Going As Usual
For singles, Valentine’s Day is nothing to be anticipated. They don’t have date plans, someone to take to dinner and give gifts to. So why giving a fuss about it? Just get through the day like you usually are. Wake up, workout, going to work, clean the house, running errands, and everything you always do on daily basis.
- Ignore It
You can either celebrate Valentine’s Day or skip it. It’s just another day, though, and when tomorrow comes all the hype will be gone. Nobody tells you to celebrate it, so if you don’t want to then don’t. Be happy with yourself, don’t let others make you feel bad.
You may have your own ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day alone and it’s okay. Don’t feel suck on February 14th just because you’re not dating anyone. The concept of love is beyond two people. And if you want to be immersed in the moment, you can use V-Day to reflect on your love life and what you want in a relationship. Prepare yourself for better things that may come next, and maybe this is your last time being alone on V-Day!