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14 THINGS FOR A SINGLE PERSON TO DO ON VALENTINE'S DAY!

Another year, another Valentine's day, another reason for single people to be miserable... or is it? Here are 14 things for a single person to do on valentine's day to make sure you have fun celebrating your singleness, NO REALLY, we get to have some fun as well.

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1. TREAT YO' SELF!

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Take a leaf from Donna and Tom's book (watch ‘Parks and Recreation’) and TREAT YO’ SELF. Go buy yourself a new outfit, an expensive bag or a new pair of Doc's, no one is gonna complain about how much you’ve spent since you're all by yourself on Valentine’s day. It’ll work wonders especially if you're like me and buying stuff makes you happy (even if that happiness only lasts for an hour).

2. ANNOY YOUR MATES!

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If you have friends (oh god I hope you have friends) then use them, have a fun day out or night in together, you could even use points 3, 5, 6 and 8 to make it pure dead brilliant man.

3. READ A BOOK?

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Now books aren't my forte so theres only 5 on the list, 5 good choices though so it's enough, i mean who even reads books anyway?

1) "Where Rainbows End", Cecelia Ahern

Because it's 'Love Rosie' in the form of a book.

2) "The Fault In Our Stars", John Green

Do i even need to explain why?

3) "P.S. I Love You", Cecelia Ahern

Because the movie was excellent so read the book.

4) "Me Before You", Jojo Moyes

Because 'Denise4891' on Amazon said it made her laugh, cry and she loved it.

5) "The Notebook", Nicholas Sparks

Because it's a love story for all romantics...

4. GET WRECKED!

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This is as it sounds, whether it's on your own with a good book (really i mean movie) and a bottle (or 3) of wine, or out with your mates, just get wrecked. Of course drink responsibly and don’t be an idiot but yeah get wrecked.

5. WATCH MOVIES IN BED!

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Get your pyjamas on, your snacks ready and prepare to laugh, cry and give these a try!

1) How To Be single (2016)

Because I mean your single and you need to learn how to love it or change it.

2) WALL-E (2008)

It's cute, it's funny and you'll even have a nice cry to it.

3) Love Rosie (2014)

Because OMG it's amazing, like its actually funny and emotional at the same time in the best way possible!

4) P.S. I Love You (2007)

It's a classic and if you haven't seen it watch it and if you have watch it again.

5) Juno (2007)

Another classic with a happy ending.

6) Pretty Woman (1990)

Because it's 'Pretty Woman'

7) The Holiday (2006)

Because I seen it for the first time in December (10 years after its release) and its SOOO good.

8) White Chicks (2004)

Sometimes you just need something thats gonna make you laugh.

9) The Switch(2010)

It has Jennifer Aniston and thats enough for me so its enough for you.

10) Friends With Benefits (2011)

Because you're young and can probably relate to the title...

6. EAT A SH*T TONN OF FOOD!

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Now hopefully you enjoy your food as much as me because that’s an important thing for this one. Stock up on your favourite snacks, get the good ice cream (again don’t be an idiot), get some good chocolate and even crisps if that’s your thing and just stuff your face.

It's most definitely not healthy and your gonna feel sick but you’ll love it at the time and that’s all that matters right, living in the moment and all that.

7. GO OUT FOR A MEAL ALONE, NO REALLY!

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Now you’re probably thinking why on earth would I ever want to go to a restaurant on my own never mind on Valentine’s day? And I don’t blame you for thinking this, I mean it’s not exactly something I would do but what else is there that you can do to show the world how ok you are with being single on Valentine’s day?

Book a table at your favourite restaurant, order your favourite meal (at least get 2 courses don’t be an idiot) with your favourite wine (or other alcoholic beverage) and of course don't forget the all-important dessert.

You never know, it could be the best meal of your life, not having to deal with having a conversation when everyone knows all you wanna do is focus on the food (maybe that’s just me), give it a go.

TREAT YO’ SELF!

8. LISTEN TO MUSIC!

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We all love music, especially the guilty pleasures and cheesy love songs so here's a list of 10 that you should listen to.

1) "Just Fine", Mary J. Blige

Because ya' know, your totally fine about being single on Valentine's day.

2) "Life Goes On", Fergie

Remember lives beautiful, even if your single.

3) "Move Together", James Bay

Because it's a bloody good song about keeping the peace between the sheets.

4) "Million Reasons", Lady GaGa

I mean if this isn't a good song for one of those "oh god" days then what is.

5) "We Should Be Together", Pia Mia

For when you cant help but think about that one person you wanna be with.

6) "Emotions", Mariah Carey

Because I've just discovered this song and its bloody brilliant, oh and emotions and stuff.

7) "Nina", Ed Sheeran

Because we can all be loved the way God made us, and i mean its a pretty cute song.

8) "Solo", Frank Ocean

Because you're going solo.

9) "You", The Pretty Reckless

Because sometimes you just need a decent song.

10) "Your Song", Ellie Goulding

If you don't love this song and more importantly Ellie's version then re-evaluate your life, its the perfect Valentine's day song.

9. OWN THE SADNESS, IF YOUR FEELING IT!

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If your feeling down, maybe you just got dumped or its your first Valentine’s day alone in a while then work with it, be sad for the day, as Jessie J once sang “its ok not to be ok”.

Follow step 12 and maybe combine it with steps 3 and 6 and just be your sad miserable self and make the most of it while you have an excuse.

10. TRY SPEED DATING?

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This one may take some prep as you’ll have to find yourself a speed dating event in your area and sign up for it but hey, if you’re willing to put yourself out there and sign up for it and deal with the weirdos (id imagine there’s gonna be some) then go for it and at the very least you’ll have a story to laugh about with your mates.

11. SPEND THE DAY IN BED!

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This one is really that simple, stay in your god damn bed.

If you have the Tuesday off work, college or uni then you may as well take advantage of point 3 on the list and get wrecked on the Monday and cure your hangover in bed avoiding humans at all costs.

12. TREAT IT LIKE EVERY OTHER DAY!

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Ok so, the chances are that like me you’re an adult with responsibilities’, if that’s the case then be a bloody adult and treat the day like any other day, ignore the PDA like you usually do and get sh*t done.

When the working day is over go home and do what you usually do, I mean it's ONE day it's not gonna be hard for you to block it out and pretend the rest of the world isn’t in love.

13. GET A LAST-MINUTE TINDER DATE?

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If you've made it this far and you're still feeling a little down about being single then get yourself together, get on Tinder and get swiping right, there's bound to be someone in the same position as yourself.

Although you probably shouldn't expect anything more than 'coffee' I mean its Tinder, its Valentine's day and its last minute so don't be hoping for Mr. Tall, Dark and Handsome to show up and take you to a fancy restaurant for a 3-course meal.

14. MAKE EVERYTHING ABOUT YOU!

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This one is kind of a combination of most of the things above, basically you do all of the things you love to do, so perhaps you snuggle up in bed with a glass of wine or vodka or whatever you're into with your favourite movie on, then you put that new outfit on and TREAT YO’ SELF! to a meal for one at your favourite restaurant and then you meet your mates and get wrecked dancing to your favourite music and a least a few tunes from the list above.

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