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26 Creative Ways To Drown Your Sorrows This Valentine's Day

Back away from the vodka. It may be Singles Awareness Day, but there is no need to chug straight from the bottle.

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1. The Love Martini

Coconut rum and peach schnapps combine in this ruby red recipe, which can be found here: http://fd.cm/16aoJZf
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Coconut rum and peach schnapps combine in this ruby red recipe, which can be found here: http://fd.cm/16aoJZf

2. Be My Man(go)

As the title suggests, mango rum is the star in this cocktail. Check out the recipe here.
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As the title suggests, mango rum is the star in this cocktail. Check out the recipe here.

3. Cherry Pie in the Sky

How about a little comfort food for your lack of festivities? Find the recipe here.
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How about a little comfort food for your lack of festivities? Find the recipe here.

4. Strawberry Gin Smash.

The title is pretty much self-explanatory. Here is where you'll find this smashing recipe.
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The title is pretty much self-explanatory. Here is where you'll find this smashing recipe.

5. The Red Queen

Gin and succulent elderflower liqueur combine in this ominous pink cocktail. Check it out here.
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Gin and succulent elderflower liqueur combine in this ominous pink cocktail. Check it out here.

6. The Bramble

Crème de mûre, gin, and lemon your way out of your Single's Awareness slump. Get the recipe here.
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Crème de mûre, gin, and lemon your way out of your Single's Awareness slump. Get the recipe here.

7. The Paloma

This refreshing grapefruit tequila cocktail is sure to perk up your spirits. Get the recipe here.
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This refreshing grapefruit tequila cocktail is sure to perk up your spirits. Get the recipe here.

8. The Bradshaw

Tequila + passionfruit = a deliciously potent way to forget your singledom. Get your hands on the recipe here.
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Tequila + passionfruit = a deliciously potent way to forget your singledom. Get your hands on the recipe here.

9. Blackberry Champagne Margarita

For the sophisticated tequila sipper who wants a drink as dark as their soul. Check out the recipe here.
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For the sophisticated tequila sipper who wants a drink as dark as their soul. Check out the recipe here.

10. Dark Chocolate Cherry Bourbon Floats

The next best thing to an alcoholic ice cream sundae. You'll find this recipe here.
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The next best thing to an alcoholic ice cream sundae. You'll find this recipe here.

11. Whiskey Seduction

For those who truly appreciate a genuine craft cocktail. Here you will find the recipe you're looking for.
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For those who truly appreciate a genuine craft cocktail. Here you will find the recipe you're looking for.

12. Fireball Cherry Tree

With cherry lemonade, this cocktail will feel light yet pack a hard punch. Just like how you want to punch this holiday. Find the recipe here.
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With cherry lemonade, this cocktail will feel light yet pack a hard punch. Just like how you want to punch this holiday. Find the recipe here.

13. Lady In Red

Pomegranate, ginger, and bourbon all combine in this delicious crimson cocktail. Check out the recipe here.
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Pomegranate, ginger, and bourbon all combine in this delicious crimson cocktail. Check out the recipe here.

14. Love Potion

It's called love potion for a reason. You're going to love it. Nab the recipe here.
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It's called love potion for a reason. You're going to love it. Nab the recipe here.

15. Bloody Valentine Martini

Beautiful and blood red. Perfect for fantasizing about the death of Valentine's Day. Check out the recipe here.
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Beautiful and blood red. Perfect for fantasizing about the death of Valentine's Day. Check out the recipe here.

16. Peanut Butter Cup Martini

No box of chocolates? No problem! Treat yourself to this sinful cocktail instead. Get your hands on the recipe here.
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No box of chocolates? No problem! Treat yourself to this sinful cocktail instead. Get your hands on the recipe here.

17. Valentine Moscato Float

This. Looks. AWESOME. Get the recipe here!
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This. Looks. AWESOME. Get the recipe here!

18. Strawberry Crush Mimosas

If you're alone, no one will complain if you finish off the bottle. Get the recipe here.
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If you're alone, no one will complain if you finish off the bottle. Get the recipe here.

19. Red Wine Hot Chocolate

This is just too perfect. The recipe can be found here.
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This is just too perfect. The recipe can be found here.

20. Call Me Maybe

Well, the answer may have been "maybe not," but this will help you forget all of that. Maybe. You'll find this recipe here.
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Well, the answer may have been "maybe not," but this will help you forget all of that. Maybe. You'll find this recipe here.

21. The Chocolate Pretzel

If you've never tried a chocolate pretzel shot, V-day is the perfect occasion. Check out the recipe here.
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If you've never tried a chocolate pretzel shot, V-day is the perfect occasion. Check out the recipe here.

22. Sex Is On Fire

This sex has Bacardi 151 in it, so you probably won't remember if it's on fire or not after too long. The recipe can be found here.
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This sex has Bacardi 151 in it, so you probably won't remember if it's on fire or not after too long. The recipe can be found here.

23. The French Monaco

Beer lovers, this one is for you! Check out this recipe here.
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Beer lovers, this one is for you! Check out this recipe here.

24. Bubbly Blood Orange Campari Cocktail

Campari is just so... sophisticated. Or, something like that. Get the recipe here!
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Campari is just so... sophisticated. Or, something like that. Get the recipe here!

25. Chocolate Covered Strawberry Shot Glasses

These are surprisingly simple to make and perfect for a Forever Alone party. Find out here!
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These are surprisingly simple to make and perfect for a Forever Alone party. Find out here!

26. Heart-Shaped Jello Shots

If you really want to outdo yourself this year, make some of these. No one says you have to share. Grab this recipe here!
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If you really want to outdo yourself this year, make some of these. No one says you have to share. Grab this recipe here!

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