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Let’s Get Love-able on Love Day

By McKenna Leavens 

Fun fact: I have always been in a relationship on Valentine’s day. I have always made dinner reservations, went shopping for gifts and made Feb. 14 as special as possible. 

This year was very different. Not being in a relationship on Valentine’s day kind of sucks, but it’s also extremely freeing.

I didn’t have to worry about making dinner reservations or finding a perfect outfit that would take me forever to pick out. 

Instead, I sat in my apartment eating chocolate-covered strawberries, wearing my pj’s and drank some wine; it was honestly amazing.

I planned the perfect date for myself and didn’t have to worry if anyone else was enjoying it because I know for damn sure I was. 

There are a lot of people out there who HATE Valentine’s day, a lot of my friends will go on and on about how annoying it is and how it only matters when you’re in a relationship.

I couldn’t disagree more.

Valentine’s day, to me, is about love and celebration; not just for your significant other but for you.

Feb. 14 is about giving love to who you are and all the amazing things you do. 

I feel like there is a lot of pressure that revolves around Valentine’s day, and people make it way more stressful than it needs to be.

To make it a little less stressful I laid out some tips that might make next year’s Loveday a little more loveable. 

Tips and Tricks 

If You’re Single 

  • Plan a night out with the girls, get dressed up and SLAY! 
  • Have a night in, drink some wine, watch some rom coms. 
  • Eat so much chocolate it makes you sick. 
  • Order a heart-shaped pizza and eat that WHOLE thing baby.  
  • Cook yourself a bomb ass dinner. 
  • Go shopping, DUH. 
  • Optional (Cry).  
  • Decline calls from your ex (Obviously) 

In A Relationship  

  • Have a night in with some Chinese food, comfy blankets, and a BIG bed. 
  • Go out to a fancy dinner, dress HOT and let your partner compliment you all night. 
  • Surprise one another with some cute little gifts.  
  • COOKIE TASTING! Go to Whole Foods or any other local bakery, get every single cookie and rate them from best to worst. 
  • Watch each other’s favorite movies. 
  • Go to Taco Bell.
  • Do whatever the hell you want, just do it together.

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