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I Dread Valentine's Day

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    Hate It Actually.

    Sono solo. I'm alone. I think Valentine's Day is just an excuse to make all single people feel like crap and think they're lame.... And it works! All the single people are sitting alone at home thinking about how much they would love for someone to ask them to be their valentine...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Feb 13, 2009

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    The Legend Of St. Valentine

    Here we are in 2012, one full month into the New Year. The month of romance has started! Well, I guess you can look at February that way since it is the month of Valentine’s Day, February 14th. But how did the holiday start and was it always linked to love and romance? Well...
    OldBikerJim OldBikerJim 51-55, M 1 Response Feb 4, 2012

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    The Real Reason I Don't Have Valentine's Day

    Hmmmm, VALENTINE'S DAY...I got a real kicker for you.Back in 1996, when I was pregnant with my 3rd child, my so called husband went off and had himself an affair.Claimed he got a girl pregnant, told me this same day, and then proceeded to leave home.Well he had some help with...
    nikki4848dd nikki4848dd 36-40, F 5 Responses Feb 23, 2011

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    I Dread Valentine's Day!!!

    Okay so I am thinking about V'Day coming up soon.  I have already seen the stores covered up with everything getting ready for the big "day".  I am in a marriage that lacks any romance/intimacy at all.  But let's have a holiday to make me feel worse. ...
    tink365 tink365 36-40, F Jan 31, 2008

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    I don't hate valentine's day cuz of all the

    lovey dovey crap. I hate it cuz my friends drag me away 2 the mall n makes me dress up n go 2 the annual school dance thing n I hate dressing up!!! Plus they bascically tie me up jut 2 put makeup on me!!! I don't lik makeup it makes me feel stupid n my face feels heavier >:/
    Midnightdreamer246 Midnightdreamer246 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 14, 2014

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    Always Have....

    Well last year my bf, now ex bf asked me to be his valentine... We were together 8 months... But then it ended.... So now I hate valentines day 💔
    Musicmeanstheworld Musicmeanstheworld 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 29, 2012

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    I'm perfectly alright being alone

    and such. I just don't like seeing lovey dovey couples acting extra sweet, as if telling me that I'm never going to experience that. Besides that, though, I'm alright. Perfectly alright. But then last year, my grandmother passed away. Just days before Valentine's. I didn't...
    Dewms Dewms 18-21, F 6 Responses Feb 1, 2014

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    It Was Suppose To Make It More Romantic!

    Got married on Valentine's Day.  Now that I'm divorced, not only do I dread it, I hate it!!!!
    Mahal1023 Mahal1023 46-50, F 20 Responses Mar 19, 2011

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    It Will Never Be Same

    I used to love Valentine's day. Love romance, doing things for the special someone. Not anymore. I was supposed to out of town at a party for friend, but it didn't gel. My wife never came home from, she had said something about going out with her cousin. I just knew... Drank all...
    1quixoticdude 1quixoticdude 56-60, M Mar 31, 2012

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    Me Too...

    I just blew it with this girl that I was dating (like yesterday this happened) and part of it was I had this dumb idea in my head where I wanted her to be my Valentine. I had a corsage planned out as the gift and everything. But another lonely Valentine's awaits, thank you...
    burgerburglar burgerburglar 22-25, M Jan 28, 2012

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    Feet Filled With Lead.

    Me filled with dread. oh haha just one week until i get bypassed in the storm of commercialized love. angst. well, screw you. of course it's angst. make it into a brick and throw it at my head.
    awkwardlighting awkwardlighting 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 6, 2008

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    Seeing And Hearing Others

    Wanting to know what those feelings seen/perceived feel like.
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 2, 2013

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    I Never Really Believe In It

    Hey All Happen to Find this group. I personally never really believed in it even when I had a girlfriend only had one. I thought it was too commericalised. I have always seen a little point of it. Now I don't have a partner I have good excuse to carry on not...
    Vinnie01 Vinnie01 31-35, M Jan 20, 2013

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    Thought it would be different this year, obviously NOT. I thought for sure this past V-day would be the first one that I would not be alone for. Clearly I was wrong. Had plans...
    lycan7891 lycan7891 26-30, M Mar 25

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    A fantastic, filling Italian meal… that’s amore! Celebrate the season of romance with Buca di Beppo! Try Buca for date night – or bring home the love! Next date night (or...
    deepakrajput deepakrajput 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    I just wrote this. Can anyone else relate? He lay in bed, angry. Waiting on his partner to get home. He had sent him to run some errands a couple of hours ago. This wasn’t...
    Jogia Jogia 31-35, M Apr 1

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    I dread May 13th, and may 16th.... I dread those days. Memories will haunt me like no tomorrow. And finals as well. Just thinking about next month brings my spirits down.
    thehonestgentleman thehonestgentleman 18-21, M Apr 6

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    Technology has come a loooooooooong way from when I was a kid. I remember when a simple See and Say kept me busy for hours. "The Cow says Moooooooooooooooooooooo" How did that...
    bowchickawowow bowchickawowow 41-45, F Apr 2

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    (October 27) I've started to always hate my birthday; ever since I was little bad things would happen on my birthday. My birthday theme song would HAVE to be "It's My Party". I...
    Ellie1027 Ellie1027 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    I have always love the look of locs and admired people with locs. I was so excited the day I got my locs and I have never regretted my decision
    spookiemoogie spookiemoogie 22-25, M Mar 29

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    Tho I keep harping on my BIG CHANGE, I just have to share again! I regained... well thats not quite right, I have a whole new connection to my spirit. Like never before. I see...
    SonOfTheMonkeysUncle SonOfTheMonkeysUncle 31-35, M Apr 7

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    So it's been two weeks! Hurdle number one has been crossed!! Woooo!!! Growth? Not so much...but I'm not giving up! Not now, not ever. Unless I meet this really nice girl who...
    yourguardingangel yourguardingangel 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    7 Definite Signs Your Man Truly Loves you 1. He Treats You Well A guy who loves you is considerate of your feelings, needs and desires. He makes them as important as his desires...
    ElizabethSwanTurner ElizabethSwanTurner 18-21, F 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    My husband has always been very romantic. Even after being together 18 years, he's still got it. Valentine's Day was amazing. He sent me for a mani/pedi then surprised me with a...
    TheLittleMrs TheLittleMrs 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    I mean it really sucks ecspecially on Valentine's Day and sweetest day but other than that I have felt lonely. I have felt afraid that I have to wait until college to wait for the...
    TheStapes32 TheStapes32 16-17, M Mar 24

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    Pauline Today is my birthday&our anniversary I know your thinking omg leave me alone and i bet you will not even read this or just block me or say something hurtful.but the day I...
    skykidx1 skykidx1 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    I am in a long distance relationship and my boyfriend and I have tried to see each other but we are mostly busy. In February it was my birthday so he said he would come to see me...
    lolpologone lolpologone 16-17, F Apr 7

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    Here's something that I thought up around Valentine's Day in my school's poetry club. I didn't really expect to write anything: You know it's strange A poem about love Never comes...
    UnbalancedHero UnbalancedHero 16-17, M a week ago

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    he was in Afghanistan. he came home on Valentine's Day a year ago, the night we conceived this gorgeous baby girl we've got. TRUE LOVE EXISTS!
    rhiajanita rhiajanita 22-25, F Mar 29

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    “A Valentine's Day card is a hearty note.”
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    Valentine's Day!! Anyone else?
    Caleb54 Caleb54 13-15, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    It was Valentine's Day and it was with my bf at the time. We split up 2 weeks later 😥
    littlelucyuk littlelucyuk 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    So, by now, if you have been paying any attention to my stories, you would know that I am in a very deep love and we have a great connection. Tonight I will tell you about when I...
    seikofontay seikofontay 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    I really don't understand. My ex boyfriend broke up with me after he moved back home in December. After that he invited me to his house on Valentine's weekend and he acted like...
    TheSongPlaysWithin TheSongPlaysWithin 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    I've always thought of myself as incapable of being too close to a person. For me, it’s never good to know that you’re craving the person’s presence every time they’re not...
    Megarian Megarian 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    if you've seen my posts in the past, or if you read them after reading this, you will see someone who is happy and content. well, this was not always the case. since elementary...
    Redmoon383 Redmoon383 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 8

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    I'm always lost in thought I live inside my head, traveling from place to place, no one in sight I'm filled with both longing and dread..I keep wanting to go back to a life that...
    BeyondGreenEyes BeyondGreenEyes 31-35, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    On a social level, it's been very hard being fitted with full dentures so young. I was very embarrassed about my false teeth, and always dreaded my friends bringing the subject up...
    dendek dendek 41-45, M 3 hrs ago

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    My Forever Valentine 14th of February a day dedicated to love for centuries A day shared across nations and countries For so long this day held no significance For what seemed...
    VintageSparrow VintageSparrow 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    I never had any luck with getting away with anything, throughout my life, especially not when I was younger. I should have known better, but a few of us decided that it would be a...
    Mick672 Mick672 41-45, M 4 Responses Mar 30

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    Hi, I'm not going to say my name but I'm here to share a love story which is something quiet cliché and not so cliché, I think this story is kind of a little bit different from...
    stranger102213 stranger102213 16-17, F Apr 2

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    I am really not looking forward to it yet again this year, let's see 4 years ago April 22, 2011 I do believe. One day before Easter Monday that fateful Sunday afternoon, I was...
    DevinaLockwood DevinaLockwood 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 28

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