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I Am Going to Ignore Valentines Day Again This Year

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 29 People

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    it is an advertising gimmick to sell things after christmas and before easter. it is a painful reminder of cards i didn't get when i was in school
    2ndhandjunk 2ndhandjunk 46-50 Aug 7, 2011

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    I Didn't Once.

    This happened.
    WhoAmI613 WhoAmI613 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 12, 2013

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    Poem I Wrote

    I wrote a poem one valentine's day when I was little with the lines: Cupids crash In the grass. What was that supposed to mean?  Was that an early sign of my asexuality?
    Sncats Sncats 26-30, F Aug 1, 2009

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    I Celebrate the 15th.

    Who needs Valentine's Day? At my house we give the girls a little something for Valentines. My husband and I go out and celebrate Feb 15th. On Feb 15, 2005 I was diagnosed with cancer. Since that time we have started celebrating my recover and our love on this day. My hubby...
    ColorMeReal ColorMeReal 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 12, 2008

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    No Valentines Day

    Valentines day is supposed to be a romantic day.Why even acknowledge the day if you still would get no romance or anything at all. Why even bother
    nosexforme nosexforme 31-35 Feb 8, 2008

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    Wrong Word.

    I wish I could ignore it.  Endure is more the word I would choose. Recently divorced, and not dating.   Update (per request from ggrl). Since I wrote this, life has changed greatly.  I made a decision several months ago to start dating.  I dated a number...
    IndyNudist IndyNudist 46-50, M 3 Responses Feb 12, 2008

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    Timona Timona 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 10, 2014

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    MontyB2 MontyB2 13-15, M Jan 22, 2014

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    I Imagine So.

    it falls on a thursday this year, which means that my husband and i will go to choir, then we will go home and he will do homework for his law school class the next day. it doesn't really hurt my feelings. he's all kinds of busy and stressed, and i wouldn't want to add to that...
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter 26-30, F Feb 12, 2008

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    I know it is not here yet but all the stores are stocked with valentines day goodies. I guess as I get older holidays loose their magical touch in general. I don't think I've ever...
    searchingfar searchingfar 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I got dumped through a text on valentines day once. So I had someone for like half of the day. Other than that, Always single.
    Kmarcum99 Kmarcum99 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    HATE VALENTINES DAY! That's probably because me relationships don't last till then :/
    XXimdeadinsideXX XXimdeadinsideXX 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    It's coming up!! <3. I'm not with anyone right now but I know someone will give me flowers again. It's one thing I appreciate from my brother and some of my guy friends. No date...
    camillee camillee 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    I don't necessarily hate it , but I don't understand why on one day of the year you should shower your significant other with love , presents , & your full attention . Shouldn't...
    domino00 domino00 13-15, F a week ago

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    I'm trying to find someone this year I hope I do...and sadly most people I meet on here or fb who id like to date are in other states or countries
    Funnychase66 Funnychase66 16-17, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    It seems I'm always single on valentine's day. It has come to a point where I don't care anymore since no one is interested in me anyway....does anyone, who is single, want to...
    redphoenix02 redphoenix02 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 10

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    I am going to leave EP for a while. I don't know how long I will be gone or how short. I know people here find it ridiculous to make a big production of leaving, but I don't care...
    Welllaugh Welllaugh 36-40, F 8 Responses 6 days ago

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    2015... a new year... a new chapter to my life... and I truly believe that this year will be decent. Every year I say new year, new me but I've kinda realized this year that I don...
    codenamekidnextdoor codenamekidnextdoor 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    That is my goal... I plan to be rejected every day during 2015. I'm curious to see what the results will be.
    obscureriddle obscureriddle 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    This is the time I feel the most alone.
    Amethystgem98 Amethystgem98 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    I want someone that I can alight and tell everything to I want to be special to someone so bad I'm tired of being alone I'm always a loner all my friends have bfs it have guys but...
    MermaidUnderneath MermaidUnderneath 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 16

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    ‚ÄčLOL... Is this true or what?? 
    SirQuaggie SirQuaggie 31-35, M 6 days ago

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    Everyone's got boyfriends and sh*t and I'm Lying in bed just watching films getting fat (which I don't mind) :) and people are posting pics of them and there boyfriend and I'm just...
    nomorelies13 nomorelies13 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    looks like im alone on valentines day again:(
    iwant2travel iwant2travel 13-15, M 4 days ago

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    There seem to be certain days of the year when society decides to punish we single people. One of them was yesterday. New Years Eve. More than almost any day of the year, we are...
    Spaneele Spaneele 51-55 1 Response Jan 2

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    One day when I was 10 years old I put on a dress, white pantyhose, and a blue jean jacket and I went for a walk by myself in the wooded area behind our house. It was kind of a cool...
    abbylicious abbylicious 13-15, F 8 Responses Jan 1

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    My New Years Eve was supposed to be spent working a large house party, but instead I spent New Years Eve being waited on hand and foot and treated like a Queen. I met some of the...
    miryam57 miryam57 56-60, F Jan 4

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    2014 taught me to love myself and speak my mind. Taught me to keep my standards and never lower them no matter what. Taught me the importance of self love and how i should see...
    ThePrettyOnee ThePrettyOnee 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    Okay so I haven't told anyone about what it is that I do because I'm embarrassed. I do it when I am alone. It started when I was about 5 or 6 years old when I would pretend I was a...
    Heaven360 Heaven360 18-21, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    A base temperature of 12.5C is not unheard of for your well-insulated developing, specifically 1 with intermittent heating in which the heating is switched on and off to fit...
    Jamys726n0sm9 Jamys726n0sm9 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 7

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    NY Prize encourages communities and native governments to join forces to establish a Neighborhood microgrid, selling resiliency and dependability. NY PrizeWhilst a hybrid heat...
    Jim738v4hf7 Jim738v4hf7 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 11

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    What are you going to do on New Years night ,,, Going to ride in a limo ,,, With friends ,,,
    pullupgirl102 pullupgirl102 26-30, F Dec 28, 2014

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    Okay my ep peeps ... I am already done with my first p00p of the new year at 2am and partying hard, I am about to sleep. GOOD NIGHT! shhhhhhhhhhh it was bright and TOO early and...
    yahooabcd yahooabcd 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 1

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    "If Today Was Your Last Day" ~ NICKELBACK My best friend gave me the best advice He said each day's a gift and not a given right Leave no stone unturned, leave your fears behind...
    submissivelittlewoman submissivelittlewoman 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 15

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    I have been clean from self harm for nearly 5 months.. But last week I relapsed and I'm scared that I'm going to do it again.. There's just way to much stress right now
    BulletForMyBlackVeil BulletForMyBlackVeil 13-15, F 4 Responses Jan 16

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    Happy 2015!!!! :) Hope 2015 is going to be a good year!!
    ohmyitsme33 ohmyitsme33 13-15, M 5 Responses Jan 1

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    Well back when I was in daycare, 18 years ago, I remember being outside, and It was recess time. I was having fun playing with all of the other kids. Well, I remember needing to go...
    SocialFlutterBy SocialFlutterBy 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 4

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    Everything, I'm going to miss it when I once could make you laugh, last year, could make you smile, when u wanted to hug me just because, when you'd want to hold my hand without...
    BlueSkysAreCold BlueSkysAreCold 22-25, F 12 hrs ago

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    So what did i expect from next year from life? Well, nothing, cause it seems life doesn't care about me. Everybody is very happy and excited that the new year will come. For me...
    Potchii Potchii 22-25, M 5 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    Envelope me with your rich hot rays...wash over me and take away the chill...Let me envision your heat touching me and warming me up, making me feel alive again. I miss you so much...
    sensualbeauty1 sensualbeauty1 46-50, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I have in the past left my laptop logged into Facebook for over a month continuously, with chat enabled and not one person of the 365 friends has messaged or liked anything. Its...
    xXSamanthaCDXx xXSamanthaCDXx 31-35, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I just went through a surgery and I was a bit expectant of my boyfriend to support me emotionally and to be present. I guess I was asking too much. He went out partying and when I...
    dreamsofdoom dreamsofdoom 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 7

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    In 2004 I came across a guy who got me mad .i do not want to mention his nationality for safety reason but he is a white man from a Western European number and I have an Indian...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F 4 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    Some valuable lessons actually. The first one is: never trust a man on his word. Now I have had a real difficult year cz of this one. I am very particular about what I say. I may...
    bujji14 bujji14 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    I'm not going to say all the "New Year, New Me" B.S. Because I know by the time February comes around, I'm going to forget all of that, as are many of you. I'm going to start...
    CaitlinBuchan97 CaitlinBuchan97 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 1

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    Someone said to me during my college days is that no matter how bad or good, no matter whether you are rich or poor, no matter whether you are powerful person or ordinary person...
    psycruler psycruler 31-35, M Jan 15

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