How to Have a Great Valentine's Day When You Are Single

ValentinesBy James Preece

Valentine’s Day is the time of year that celebrates couples and their relationships. However, it can often be a painful and stressful time for those on their own. It can be tempting to feel sad or even a little lonely.

But don’t worry! Here are my dating expert tips for helping you get through the day and come out feeling more positive than ever before.

Talk to Other Singles Online

Online dating sites are usually incredibly busy over the Valentine’s period. You won’t be the only person feeling a little lonely at this time, so you have a great opportunity to go online and flirt away with other hotties! They will also be more responsive to the suggestion of meeting up, so make sure you actually ask them out or accept invitations. Try for instance match.com which is a popular site full of great singles.

Don’t Dwell on the Past

When VDay swings around, it's only natural for our thoughts to turn to ex-partners. If you are single, then you might think back to what you enjoyed when you were part of a couple.

Your past experiences have shaped you to be the person you are now, so be proud of that.

Head to a Singles Party

You aren't going to meet anyone sat at home watching Coronation Street, confused about why you aren't meeting anyone. There are loads of Valentine’s singles events everywhere, so sign up to one and spend the night meeting lots of possible new partners. Head out just to have fun and you never know what might happen. By putting yourself out there you are telling the world you are available and ready to meet someone amazing.

Round up your friends

evening with friends

Cook a romantic dinner with your besties. You can count on them all year round for love and support, so let them know how important they are to you! You can even spend the evening watching old rom coms with them and laughing about how silly they are.

Treat Yourself

You don’t need someone to buy you gifts or take you out. You are the most important person in your own life, so do something special or get yourself a gift you’ve wanted for a while. Sometimes the small things, like going for a massage or a long bubble bath, can help us put things in perspective.

Find out your Future

Just for fun, go and see a fortune teller or palm reader. They’ll be able to tell you who might be coming into your life!

Eat Chocolate

You don’t need anyone to buy you flowers and chocolate. Go and get your favourite sweet stuff and nobody will be there to judge you on how much you eat. The mood boosting endorphins will make you feel great, too.

Make a List

Write down all the reasons why being single is so wonderful. Once you see it in front of you, you’ll realise how many options you really have.

Get a Friend

Adopt a puppy and you’ll have an instant best friend. Cuddles and adoration for life. What more can you ask for?

Hopefully these tips will help you to avoid making the same mistakes. If you’d like help in choosing the best dating site to use then please do take a look at our site.

About James Preece

James Preece is the Dating Guru. As the UK's leading Dating Expert and Dating Coach he is a consultant for many dating sites and is involved in a wide variety of different areas, such as personal dating coaching, Online Dating, speed dating and matchmaking. His online dating guide "I Will Make You Click" is an Amazon best seller, reaching number one on the relationships category. He is a regularly featured in top UK and international media: such as the Independent, Cosmopolitan, FHM, and Men’s Health, amongst many more. Learn more here.

 

 

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