It’s been a long week, and everyone you know is out and about, dressed to the nines with their googly eyes on. The most logical option for a single gal on Valentine’s Day is to stay inside. You’ll just be depressed or filled with disgust while looking at all of the cute and/or gross couples drooling over each other. Here are a few options to make your Valentine’s Day a little less sucky than usual.
1. Spa Night
Dust off that mud mask sample you got a couple months ago and throw your hair in a bun. Going braless is an absolute must. Redo your month-old pedicure, and then throw some cucumbers over your eyes while you listen to John Legend’s new album “Love In The Future.”
Really not feeling the DIY tonight? Book an appointment at a local spa and leave the work to them while you relax. We recommend these:
2. Movie or TV Marathon
This could go two ways… You could do a full night of heartache and watch P.S. I Love You or A Walk to Remember. We all need a good cry once in a while, not just on Valentine’s Day. These three have certainly made the CMB team a little hysterical:
About Time (pictured left)
Or if you’re in the mood for something funny, login to your Netflix account and watch (or rewatch) the first season of Orange Is the New Black. HBOgo is being sneaky lately and posting GIRLS episodes a week early. Embrace how refreshingly honest and bold Lena Dunham is, and crack up while you’re at it.
3. Make A Real Meal For Yourself
No, you’re not the most unhealthy person that has ever lived, but you could be doing much better. Run to Whole Foods and pick out some delicious, healthy ingredients. If you need a little nudge in the right direction, go through your Pinterest boards and use the recipes you loved but have yet to try. Your body is your temple; worship it.
4. Girls Night with Wine and Cheese
All the single ladies? All the single ladies! Bust open the Pinot Grigio and some strawberries and gossip. Discuss which Grilled Cheese(s) you’d choose over a boyfriend from this list. Yummy.
5. Get Out of the House
How about a good workout? These classes are sure to get you into shape or at least make you sweat:
Collect your single friends (guys and girls) and check out a funny stand-up club. Here are some that made us laugh out loud:
Whatever you decide to do, make it a good one! This doesn’t need to be a night of self-loathing. Fall in love with yourself first, and the rest will fall into place. Happy Valentine’s Day! More importantly, happy Singles Awareness Day!
Did you love this post? Check out 10 Things Singles Hate to Hear from their Attached Friends.
About Coffee Meets Bagel (CMB): Every day at noon, we introduce you to one single with whom you share mutual friends. You have 24 hours to LIKE or PASS your match (aka “Bagels”). Mutual LIKE leads to direct connection via text message on a private phone line.