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6 (Totally Lame) Reasons It’s Good To Be Single On Valentine’s Day

It’s almost Valentine’s Day—again. Reminders are everywhere: People kissing in public more often than usual. Co-workers gushing about the surprise dates their spouses are planning. Facebook is laden with people professing undying love for their new girlfriend, their husband of 20 years, or even their favorite pet! (I wonder if these people think they’re off the Valentine’s Day hook because of a post that took them 35 seconds …

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Single And Celebrating Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is a thorn in the side of single people. Christmas decorations and gift wrap aren’t even marked for clearance before the stores start bringing in the boxes of Valentines, specialty chocolates and all things red and romantic. As single people, we just survived two major holidays with families and friends asking us why we are still single, only …

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3 Tips For Developing Relationships Around Valentine’s Day

I have a lot of experience with what it’s like to be a Christian single gal living in the millennial age. Some holidays can drive a single woman in her late 30s to scream at Valentine’s Day. Another pass at Christmas, another New Year and, oh-no-Heaven-forbid, another Valentine’s Day … still unmarried and single. Should I hurry up and jump online to meet …

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Can You Enjoy Being Single On Valentine’s Day?

You know what really grinds my gears? When people try to deflate someone else’s dreams. This year I have to ask: Am I the only one who enjoys Valentine’s Day? I am a romantic, though at some points in my life it was hard to admit. But now I don’t find anything wrong with celebrating love. Are you one of those …

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10 Things Singles Can Do Instead Of Complaining About Valentine’s Day

We are quickly approaching every single’s least favorite “holiday”: Valentine’s Day. Valentine’s Day chocolates, which can be quickly spotted by the bright red wrappers, has been on sale since before Christmas stuff had time to get off the shelves. Get out of the way, Santa! Cupid is here. Cupid brings with it all its lovey-dovey-glory and weeks worth of romantic …

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When Affection Isn’t Mutual

I had been sitting in Barney’s for half of the day with my favorite fragrance connoisseur narrowing down incredible, exclusive fragrances to find “the” one that represented him. After hours of fragrance stories, note descriptions, and pairing, I took one inhale of the exclusive Italian cocktails, and was whisked into the embrace of the one my heart had fallen hard …

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Freedom On Valentine’s Day

You thought it was safe to resume watching Hulu. You thought you’d seen the last of the inane, holiday-themed Kay Jewelers commercials. Christmas is long gone. But, as the stores took down greenery and twinkle lights, they stocked the shelves with adorable little pink and red trinkets, baubles, fluffy bears, and the arch nemesis of New Year’s dieters everywhere—the heart-shaped …

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It’s Not About Chocolate

Love doesn’t come in a heart-shaped box. There is no such person as Prince Charming. A spouse cannot give you “happily ever after.” There. I said it. It’s not pretty, but it’s true. In the second grade I learned that if someone loved you very much there would be a pretty heart-shaped box of candy on your desk on Valentine’s …

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Single Moms On Valentine’s Day

Single moms on Valentine’s Day can feel more alone than any other day of the year. I know. I well remember that feeling. You may feel like something or someone is missing. You may not know what to do with yourself. Here are two thoughts on the subject from a Tough Old Bird with a Soft Spot for Single Moms. Valentine’s …

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Valentine’s Day – Big Whoop!

Oh, yippee! Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, and here I sit, writing an article for a singles magazine on how we don’t actually need romance to make this day wonderful. Now before you throw your half-eaten, heart-shaped box of faux chocolates at me, let’s talk. Is there anyone else out there who swore 2013 was the last one without a …

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