14 Valentine's Day Quotes About Being Single That Are Proof Going Solo On This Day Is Empowering AF
As someone who's spent most Valentine's Day holidays alone on the couch scrolling through my social feed that looks more like a flower and chocolate picture parade, I know what it's like to feel left out and like the rest of the world is part of some lovely party that you're not invited to. Furthermore, I know what it feels like to feel sorry for yourself, to avoid pharmacies in February, and to scoff at love because I don't have it.
But I also know what it's like to overcome the mid-February blues. Because Valentine's Day isn't about celebrating couples, it's about celebrating love. And whether you're in a relationship or not, you have plenty of love to give and receive. It's as much about loving your friends and your family as it is about loving a partner. And by no means should we even give a greeting card-founded holiday the power to make us feel a certain way about ourselves.
If you're single right now, you're exactly where you should be. Don't let Valentine's Day make you question where you are in your life. If you need some more convincing that it's OK to skip the sob-fest this V-Day, here are some of my favorite quotes to empower you: