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Friday, 24 January 2014

Valentine's Day for Singles

girls-night-party-ideasSingle on Valentine's Day? We've got tips for the ultimate singles party!
Valentine’s Day can be such a dreaded holiday if you’re single. But, why mope about it when you can be doing better things with your other single friends? Instead of sulking that you don’t have a boyfriend, it’s better to use the day to celebrate that you’re single. Because, let’s face it, you have the rest of your life to get married.
Here are some ideas to help you celebrate Valentine’s Day if you’re single.

Watch An Inspiring Movie

There are some great films out there that will instantly remind you how great single life is and how much potential you have to design any life you want while you’re not hitched. These movies are great for singles and help you get your mind off not having a boyfriends on Valentine's Day:
  • Under the Tuscan Sun – Diane Lane stars in this dramatic comedy about a divorced writer that finds herself on vacation in Italy. She's inspired to buy a house in Tuscany hoping for a positive change in her life.
  • My Life in Ruins – Nia Vardalos is like all the other women in this world who hope to travel to Greece and find love. But, she becomes an unhappy travel guide after losing this passion to meet somebody. She soon discovers the real meaning of life and finds romance unexpectedly.
  • Eat Pray Love – After being married for some time, Julia Roberts discovers how unhappy she truly is with her marriage. After getting a divorce, she picks her life up to travel the world in search of finding the true meaning in her life.
  • The Bucket List - Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman are polar opposites that find each other after being assigned the same hospital room. After discovering common ground with each other through their illnesses, both decided to set off in order to accomplish their list of to-dos before they die.
  • The Pursuit of Happyness - This inspirational movie features Will Smith as a single dad that puts in his undying effort of finding a job to provide for his son. This life-changing drama will make you willing to fight through any setback to reach a goal.
  • Sex and the City - What better movie to watch than this?! You don't have to be single to follow the lives of Carrie, Samantha, Miranda and Charlotte as they paint the town with their bold personalities and fun lifestyles!

Go Out and Hit the Town

If a movie doesn’t interest you, try hitting the town to find local bars and restaurants hosting Valentine's Day specials and events fun for singles!
  • Some might feature a trivia night, singles’ themed or host a bar crawl at a low cost.
  • Check opentable.com to see what restaurants are hosting Valentine’s Day specials that can suit you and a few friends.
  • For example, Bull and Bear in Chicago is hosting a Sex and the City trivia night on Valentine's Day. 

Throw An In-Home Spa Party

If you’re not spending money on someone else, why not pamper yourself? Create and send homemade invites to your friends and host a spa party.
  • Buy some inexpensive nail polish and all the necessities for manicures and pedicures, and you can all do each other’s nails.
  • Have everyone bring an appetizer and drink some wine while laughing about all the great memories you have of being single!
Valentine's Day doesn't have to be all about the couples! Hopefully one of these ideas for singles on Valentine's Day will help make the day be less dreadful. Being single is something to celebrate, not be sad about!
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