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I Dread Valentine's Day

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 82 People

    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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    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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    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 đź’”
    Musicmeanstheworld Musicmeanstheworld 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 29, 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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    SkyBeaST SkyBeaST 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Which is pretty sad seeing as how I was born on this day. It was fun when I was a kid. Everyone couldn't wait for my birthday because every year my mom would throw a big fun party...
    PrettyFatUnicorn PrettyFatUnicorn 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    The first Valentine's Day with hubs (then future hubs) I received a dozen red roses and the sweetest note. I've never been one to get worked up over flowers, don't get me wrong...
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F 7 Responses May 6

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    silkteddyy silkteddyy 22-25, F 5 Responses May 8

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    To be honest I don’t really know how it started or how it got to this mess. One moment I was waving awkwardly at him as he walked away from the front desk, the next I was below...
    Leaderkyuzizi Leaderkyuzizi 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    :3 here I go.. 1. I'm a definite cat person 2. I love all animals, but my favorite types of animals are those who live in the water. 3. Ironically, my worst fear is drowning. I...
    AnonSmiles AnonSmiles 16-17 May 3

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    My husband made my day AMAZING. .. For those of you who follow my experiences, you may know that my husband and I have not been on the best terms these past 2 years, since he...
    KierstenJ671 KierstenJ671 22-25, F 4 Responses May 10

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    I recently decided to cut my mom and my sister out of my life. I don't know if it is a good idea to keep trying. My mom has it in her head that I was talking bad about her on...
    BitchieHouseWife BitchieHouseWife 26-30, F 1 Response May 12

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    When I was a freshman in college, I was very care free and happy. I was always close with my best friend Xavier, and he helped me get through a lot of dark times. I used to hang...
    monnnty monnnty 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I'm emotionally drained.... my fiance and I have been together off and on for almost 4 years. last year on valentine's day he proposed. Then in june I was forced to leave him due...
    AprilRosarioH AprilRosarioH 22-25, F 3 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I've read a number of different posts re. widowhood, where others are really struggling and are quick to point out they simply cannot comprehend how others "move on" from the loss...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 3 Responses May 6

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    On Valentine's Day of this year my boyfriend died. I held him as he passed and I can not get the image out of my head. The smile I put on is absolutely fake and only for my kids...
    JoleneM JoleneM 22-25, F May 18

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    So I have kind of a lengthy story, and my experience is definitely a walk in the park compared to what a lot of people will go through. But, still, it affects me. It started a...
    bunnn bunnn 18-21, T 1 Response May 19

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    samy666 samy666 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I just want to share this. It was Valentine's days, I came home that night and my stupid dad and my step mom were fighting, my dad was cheating her, with an old friend of her. She...
    Healinghate Healinghate 18-21, M 3 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    When I was in 8th Grade, I was in a relationship with a wonderful girl. We were best friends, but I broke the barriers and I asked her out in Valentine's day.I swore I would love...
    JS123cx JS123cx 13-15, M May 4

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    Picture this: Valentine's Day invited my guy over and cooked him a great dinner candle light and all. I even made him a pie with black berries he had picked the pie looked amazing...
    kayegela kayegela 31-35, F May 17

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    I used to be that bright eyed, ever hopeful high school girl who just dreamed of being asked to prom or getting a rose for Valentine's Day during class as a surprise from a secret...
    Skollon Skollon 18-21, F May 19

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    See how the **** are you going to get this ***** you just met something for her birthday just because you like her. But when my birthday last week came up I didn't get **** but a...
    lovethybey lovethybey 16-17, F May 15

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    Jessica. I turned 23 last Valentine's day. My middle name starts with a C and I love reading. :)
    PrettyFatUnicorn PrettyFatUnicorn 22-25, F 3 Responses May 19

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    I had a crush on this guy and had the bright idea to ask him out so I did and he said yes. But later after we broke up my friend told me he never loved me and just said yes because...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I was 14, and my boyfriend was 17. At the time we were only together for a little over 2 months, but already we were so in love with each other. We've talked about sex before. The...
    crimsonelle crimsonelle 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Loving someone who struggles with an addiction is terrifying. If they're stupid enough to start then they're stupid enough to go back. You want them to be healthy but you have no...
    molliee151 molliee151 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I'm so sick of the disappointments. Being in this group has made me realize I'm not even getting the little the rest of you get from your MM. I of course didn't know what these...
    KarlaAndrews KarlaAndrews 26-30, F 5 Responses May 13

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    It's Mother's Day in the US today. I live in a country where it's celebrated in March. So lucky me gets to endure it twice a year. Twice a year I get flooded with those "celebrate...
    diablesse34 diablesse34 46-50, F 21 Responses May 10

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    It's hard, and yet...NOT hard to write this. I love my mother, but only because she's my mother. Otherwise, I would have absolutely NOTHING to do with her. As far back as I can...
    Sionna7910 Sionna7910 31-35, F 2 Responses May 15

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    Hey guys so I'm looking for people to help me get through this rough path, me and my fiancé made it through a 2 year bid and he came home with me and stayed out for quite some...
    duffsgirl duffsgirl 18-21, F 1 Response May 19