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I Dread Valentine's Day

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 86 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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