I Think Valentines Day Is Depressing

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 223 People

    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Feb 14, 2015

    My Least Favorite Day of the Year

    As the dreaded day draws closer I can already see the signs of the worst day of the year. Jewlery stores are advertising a hell of a lot more, flowershops are stocking up, corny cupids and pink hearts decorate the window of every store. Valentine's Day is like a day for couples...
    BleedingMascara BleedingMascara
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 12, 2008

    For valentine's day I always say,

    "it's fine, we don't have to do anything". Then I wait for a surprise, just something little...like a card with a funny joke. At the end of the day when nothing has happened I get a bit depressed. I feel like your partner should want to do something for you on this special day...
    SatuSunshine SatuSunshine
    26-30, F
    Feb 14, 2015
    sixtens sixtens
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Feb 14, 2015

    Dear Clayton,

    What's goin' on? Not much to say. Just checkin' in wit'cha trying to see what's wrong today. Alone again this year? How many is that? 19? 19 years old. Over 7200 days. And you've never had a valentine. Wow. That takes some skill. But you've at least received a $.25...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Feb 14, 2008

    Even if I was in a relationship on Valentine's

    Day and have a valentine, I can't help but think about the singles' out there. They have no one to celebrate it with. The couples, etc., are out enjoying themselves and it seems as if they're rubbing the fact that they're with someone in the singles' face. I mean, of course, you...
    darniseg98 darniseg98
    18-21, F
    Feb 15

    Here We Go Again

    The day is coming again, tomorrow.  I'm with someone new.  We've been seeing each other since July.  So Thursday, he says "have a nice night" and that's it.  No phone calls, no "what are you doing this weekend"  I actually have a bet...
    flowrpowr flowrpowr
    46-50, F
    Feb 13, 2009

    dislike Valentine's day this is my 4th

    Valentine's without anyone : (
    hungboy210 hungboy210
    13-15, M
    3 Responses Feb 14, 2015

    I'm probably a different girl

    than any other, I don't like roses and flowers I actually hate them, I don't like when people play with my hair, in Valentines with each of my boyfriends they ditched me for stupid reasons and left me heartbroken, so I decided Valentines is not a romantic day for me and it's not...
    heyapple69 heyapple69
    70+, F
    1 Response Jul 27, 2014
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Feb 14, 2015

    Even Though I Was Born the Day Befor

    I hate v-day! Even if I did love someone, unlikely, why do you need that one day to show that you love them. I mean shouldn't it be every day? I don't feel like typing much so thats all.
    vetra vetra
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 18, 2008

    Bleh

    I've never been with someone on Valentine's. It's always a lonely day that way. My dad always gives me nice presents and candy so it's not all bad.  
    kleisse kleisse
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Aug 19, 2008
    SomethingAboutFigureSkating SomethingAboutFigureSkating
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 14, 2014

    I Seriously Hate It...

    I'm serious...Valientines Day really IS depressing. Nothing great EVER happens. I'd like tomorrow to be different (wow, tomorrow already) but I know its not gonna be. Usually something bad happens...hell, ive been broken up with on valentines day! And mannn...that sucks majorly...
    xXbleedingtearsXx xXbleedingtearsXx
    16-17, F
    Feb 13, 2008

    Every Valentine's Day I have to remember my

    grandma died 3 days before my birthday. I am just happy I got to spend almost two full years with her. On Valentine's Day I give flowers to the girl I show most affection for to maybe make their day. Just because I have a bad day doesn't mean others have to suffer and when...
    MichaelEgitto MichaelEgitto
    13-15, M
    1 Response Sep 11, 2015

    Commercialism to Blame

    Valentines Day is that day of the year when all you want is something from anyone to show you that someone actually really cares, but with it being so over commercialized it has taken away the magic of it all, with such an easy excuse as over commercialism not to spoil someone on...
    4TheLastTime 4TheLastTime
    31-35
    Jan 14, 2009

    I hate valentine's day,

    i ate chinese food, i took a hot bath, the cry till i fell a sleep last night 😢
    inzp inzp
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Feb 15, 2015

    And Lonely...

    I've never been with anyone on Valentines day and never in my life recieved anything for valentines day either. When i was in highschool, because we were an all girls school, valentines day was huge. Every year on valentines day the reception office would get ENTIRELY filled...
    jasminjane jasminjane
    18-21, F
    Jan 14, 2009

    A Valentine's Day Ranting - Written One Maddened Day A Few Years Ago...

    Please note: this story was written years ago in a fit of rage and pure valentine envy madness. Okay - first off I would like to mention my most gorgeous girlfriend, her name is Valentina. She's blond, very pretty, great body, well educated, smart, professional, well travelled...
    pr1c3y pr1c3y
    70+, F
    1 Response Jul 23, 2011

    For Some

    It's just not fair. Some girls get loads of cards, presents, heart shaped balloons etc. And others .... nothing D': Valentines Day is an evil, evil holiday. It was formed to sell flowers/cards/merchandise. Reminding you that you have no life whatsoever and bringing pain into the...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Oct 1, 2010

    As It Will Be Soon...

    I'm already seeing pink hearts everywhere with disgusting greeting cards and those nasty little candies with the "cute" sayings on them... Now... As your Lord Soverign King of Ep and Emperor of Pittsburgh, I make an official decree for the first time in a couple weeks...
    drcynic drcynic
    26-30, M
    14 Responses Jan 14, 2009

    Itis One Of Those Day You Should E With The One You Love

    But a promise has stopped me from joining her in her death
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2
    61-65, M
    Feb 8, 2012

    Could It Be I'm Jaded

    umm yeah.  My anniversary was Feb 15.   so probably just from that.  Never was into it that much into it before either.  
    shuttermagic shuttermagic
    36-40, F
    Jan 26, 2009

    One Day To Love

    Isn't it ironic that people only use this "man-made holiday" to tell people they love them? I dislike the concept of "one day to tell people you love them", because you must be able to tell people you love them all the time, not just when this "one day" comes on the calendar map...
    indigowitch indigowitch
    22-25, F
    Feb 14, 2012

    Yep..

    I look at all the couples doing stuff together.. and it just makes me lovesick and lonely :( The 2 Valentine's Days I did have a girlfriend here, I had to ask for her to even say it, and to make a card :/ I did have quite a good one when I was about 6.. at the end of the school...
    Turbulence Turbulence
    18-21, M
    Jul 22, 2011

    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 at McDonald's. But as I got older, into my teens and now 20s, I've been depressed on my birthday. I don't have many friends...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    May 23, 2015
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