Posts tagged "vday single ladies"

How Valentine’s Day Is Celebrated Around The World

You know the drill in America; when you're little, you hand out perforated cards and hope your crush gives you one of the good ones instead of the obvious "just friends" version. And as adults, the pressure is on to have a special date night and be showered with gifts, or be forced to acknowledge…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 12, 2011

A Valentine’s Day Love Letter To Myself

For Valentine's Day, instead of waiting for love letters that'll never come -- who sends those anymore, anyway? -- we decided to practice a little self-love in the name of St. Valentine by writing them to ourselves. We invite you to do the same in the comments. Amelia and Jessica have already shared theirs. Today

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / February 10, 2011

A Valentine’s Day Love Letter To Myself

For Valentine's Day, instead of waiting for love letters that'll never come -- who sends those anymore, anyway? -- we decided to practice a little self-love in the name of St. Valentine by writing them to ourselves. We invite you to do the same in the comments. Yesterday Amelia shared hers and today is Jessica's

By: Jessica Wakeman / February 8, 2011

Dater X: Looking Forward To Valentine’s Day, For Once

I love Halloween. Ditto Thanksgiving. I am all about the Fourth of July—bring on the fireworks and hot dogs. I even enjoy a good April Fool's prank. In fact, there is only one secular holiday that makes me break out into hives: Valentine's Day. See, St. Valentine and I have a complex relationship.

By: Dater X / February 8, 2011

A Valentine’s Day Love Letter To Myself

For Valentine's Day, instead of waiting for love letters that'll never come -- because who sends those anymore, anyway? -- we decided to practice a little self-love in the name of St. Valentine by writing them to ourselves. We invite you to do the same in the comments. First up, Amelia gives herself some love...

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 7, 2011

How To Avoid Having An Awful Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is a minefield. Whether you’re single or hooked-up the potential for misery is high because, much like New Year’s Eve, it rarely lives up to its reputation.

By: Judy McGuire / February 4, 2011

10 Ways Single Ladies Can Embrace Valentine’s Day

When you're single, Valentine's Day—with its flowers, chocolates and all-around coupliness—can feel like a cruel joke the world is playing to rub in the fact that you don't have someone special. It can certainly be doldrums producing—but why let it be? This is one day where you have to take the bull by the horns,…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / February 3, 2011

Handling Valentine’s Day With A Not-So-Serious Boyfriend

Valentine's Day is the holiday of love (or crass commercialism, depending on whom you talk to). However, things can get a little bit awkward when Feb. 14 rolls around and you've been dating someone very casually. There's a lot of pressure on V-Day to bring a relationship to the next level, but sometimes you're just…

By: Phil Dotree / February 8, 2010

8 Mistakes To Avoid This Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day is quickly approaching and whether you're a fabulous single, newly-coupled, an old married, or nursing a recent heartbreak, there are a few common mistakes you should be aware of. After the jump, check out the 8 mistakes you need to avoid to make this Valentine's Day better than ever (or at least not…

By: Wendy Atterberry / February 4, 2010

The Valentine’s Day Survival Guide For Single Chicks

Sometimes it seems like you're screwed on Valentine's Day, whether you have a significant other or not. If you’re in a relationship, Hallmark et al. are breathing down your coupled throat, putting on the subliminal pressure to do something meaningful and romantic with your special someone. If you're single, everyone is expecting you to break…

By: Ami Angelowicz / February 4, 2010

Win This! Dawn Spencer Hurwitz St. Valentine Fragrance

Put a little love and romance in the air with Dawn Spencer Hurwitz's St. Valentine fragrance. Hurwitz is often inspired by the seasons, friends, and history when creating her Essence Studio perfumes, but this February she had amore on her mind. The rich St. Valentine scent has notes of violets, red roses, and chocolate, so…

By: The Frisky / February 3, 2010

Behold! A Live Sex Map!

Have you ever lain in bed on a lonely night and wondered, "How many people are getting laid right now while I'm reading my book and sipping tea?" Well, wonder no more because this site I Just Made Love will show you exactly how many people are getting busy right now. The count for today…

By: Ami Angelowicz / February 3, 2010

Prep Your Place For A Sexy V-Day Visitor

Feminine touches make a house a home, but before you invite a man back to your place on Valentine’s Day, you’ve gotta make it dude-friendly. Think of it like baby-proofing a place, but for the other kind of baby! You don’t want him to get turned off by your knickknacks when he’s already turned o…

By: Simcha / February 11, 2009

Debate This: Does Valentine’s Day Suck?

Oh Valentine's Day. So loved. So hated. But it's so cliche to assume that Valentine's Day is loathed by lonely singles and celebrated with enthusiasm by blissfully in love couples. After the jump, a happy singleton defends Valentine's Day, while an equally as content monogamist explains why she and her boyfriend have no interest i…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 11, 2009

How To Put Your V In Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day sucks for single people. Yeah, that’s what your disgustingly cute couple friends think, but they’ve got their heads too far up each others' butts that night to look around and see how many people are out, single and ready to mingle! Unless you’re a sappy saint, getting laid on V-Day is like buying…

By: Simcha / February 11, 2009

Why It’s Better Not To Have A Valentine

Sometime when I wasn't looking, Valentine's Day metamorphosed from a C-list kids' holiday, with pink and red candy and construction-paper hearts, into an extravaganza. The regular-person equivalent of Oscar Night, but instead of Best Picture or Best Supporting Actress, prizes are given for Best Achievement in the Acquisition of a Leading Man. But what if…

By: YourTango.com / February 10, 2009

Forget Significant Others, Give Yourself A Valentine’s Day Present

Valentine's Day is mere weeks away, and if you're in a relationship, don't expect to get much in the way of presents. A study found that couples are expected to spend nearly 17 percent less on gifts and Valentine's Day merchandise compared with 2008, or an average of $102.50. With skimpy Valentine's Day gifts expected…

By: Catherine Strawn / January 31, 2009

Valentine’s Day Isn’t For Everyone

Valentine’s Day might be my least favorite holiday in the entire year. I hate that I can’t go out to dinner with friends, wear red or pink (unless I want people to think that I dressed for the day), or pick up a prescription without being bombarded by those disgusting-tasting conversation hearts at the drugstore.

By: Catherine Strawn / February 11, 2008