Valentines Day is one of the happiest days of the year for some individuals but unfortunately brings great sadness to many. It isn’t the missing flowers or chocolates or diamonds that brings the sadness. You see, many individuals can go out and buy those things. What brings the sadness is the feeling of loneliness and emptiness. Spending Valentines Day alone is a struggle for so many.
You can reduce the stress levels around Valentines Day by simply doing some things that you enjoy doing. Don’t shy away from being you. There is nothing wrong with not being in a serious relationship on Valentines Day. It doesn’t mean that there is anything wrong with you. There are many people who will pretend to be in love for this one day. There will be dancing and flowers and romantic music for the day. There may even be some forced romance on this day. However, 24 hours later there will be a return to normalcy.
Quite honestly I would rather be happily single than miserably involved with someone I didn’t really want to be with. Being in a relationship just because it’s expected is difficult.
Now, don’t get me wrong. There are billions of couples happily intertwined and they enjoy being together 365 days of the year. We should celebrate their togetherness and wish them continued success.
What you need to do is make sure that you are not comparing your life to others and getting down on yourself as a result.
The key to surviving Valentines Day alone is to get to the point where you are happy with yourself. Once you are content with decisions you are making in your life you will be able to accept life’s challenges.
If you are depressed with your life choices and not able to see the glass as half full, you will struggle with being alone on Valentines Day.
It’s nice to have a soul-mate and I’m sure that you will meet and connect with the right person one day. Maybe an old love will return to your life. Perhaps you will meet your future significant other at work, in the mall or at the park. People connect each and every day. I’m a true believer that there is someone for everyone. It’s just a matter of being open and able to recognize when that individual crosses your path.
Surviving Valentines Day or week in most cases is easy if you are satisfied with yourself. Don’t feel pressured or depressed if you are alone on this day. Love yourself and be confident that you are a perfect match for someone and it’s just a matter of time before you connect with your soul-mate.