The Single Girl's Guide To Valentine's Day

Photographed By Ruby Yeh.
Valentine’s Day can feel like a daunting holiday for the single gal. But, for those of you amazing ladies out there who are unattached, there are still plenty of ways to celebrate. Today, I thought I’d put together some fun ideas so that you can enjoy this love-filled holiday with your friends, besties, or even yourself. After all, there are plenty of ways to spread the love on February 14, whether you’re in a relationship or not.

Go on a group trip.
Why not? Plan a getaway with couples and single friends alike. If you have a group of friends who are into the idea, go for it! Everyone can celebrate together, and it will turn into one big party. This is what my friends and I are doing this year. We rented a big cabin in the snow and have a fun dinner reservation for Valentine’s night.

Host a girls’ night in. 
I’m a huge fan of a good girls’ night in, Valentine’s Day or not. There’s nothing better than wearing comfortable clothes, watching chick flicks, and ordering takeout with your best friends. If you’re hosting, be sure to have some great movie choices on hand (here are a few of our favorites). And, if nobody is in the mood for a sappy rom-com, an awesome action flick or a scary movie can do the trick. Oh, and be sure to include plenty of wine, chocolate, and cozy blankets.

Plan a girls' night out. 
If you think about it, going out with your girlfriends on Valentine’s Day is a pretty great idea, because many single (and hopefully cute!) guys will be doing the same thing. Buy yourself a fun new outfit and choose a cool spot for cocktails with your besties. It’s highly likely that you’ll spend the night laughing and making fun memories out with the girls. And, hey, you might even meet someone new.
Photographed By Ruby Yeh.
Pamper yourself. 
It might sound intimidating to be alone on Valentine’s Day, but that’s not the case if you’re giving yourself some much-needed TLC. After all, everyone needs some alone time once in a while. Book yourself a spa day — a massage, facial, and steam room will feel decadent. Or, use some of those gift cards you’ve been saving to take yourself on a little shopping trip to your favorite stores. Then, order takeout from your favorite restaurant and throw on one of your favorite movies. If you’re staying busy and spending your time treating yourself to a fun day, you might just find that this Valentine’s Day is one for the books.

Get set up on a date. 
If you’re single and ready to mingle, have your friends set you up on a double date on Valentine’s night. Believe it or not, this is actually how I met William! The two of us went out to dinner with a group of mutual friends as a set-up, and the rest was, well, history. Ask around and see if any of your friends want to set up a double date or group date. Even if you don’t connect with your date, you’ll be in the presence of good friends.      

Do you have any ideas for how to spend this Valentine’s Day?
 Share them below. I’d love to read them! And, have a fabulous Valentine’s Day.  

Team LC  

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