Tag Archives: Valentine’s Day

Contemplating Love

Life feels better when we’re in love with someone. There’s a sublime joy and pleasure when gazing at the person we love. The whole of life seems enhanced when love washes over us. We want only the best for the … Continue reading

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The Mysterious Teddy Bears

On or just before each Valentine’s Day, a teddy bear arrived at my home by United Parcel Service or FedEx. The boxes were not marked with a usable return address, nor were there ever any clues inside the packaging. One … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day And Me–It’s Complicated

Sometimes I tick the boxes on those Internet quizzes about life. Whenever the question about marital status comes up, I usually click on the option, “It’s Complicated”. I do this for a couple of reasons. First, I realize that most … Continue reading

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About Desperation

The day before St. Valentine’s Day is informally celebrated as Desperation Day. This “holiday” is mainly reserved for people who are unpartnered and are unhappy about that situation because they desire a date for Valentine’s Day. The reason for having … Continue reading

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Lone Wolves

I have an unsettled attitude about Valentine’s Day. A big part of me loves the idea of romance. The candlelit dinner, snuggling with my lover, or a starlit walk on the beach, or the flowers all appeal strongly to me. … Continue reading

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Singles Appreciation Day

OK, so you’re single, unattached, or otherwise without a date for Valentine’s Day and you’ve made it through Desperation Day in one piece.  We’ve arrived at Singles Appreciation Day at last.  We have managed to get through some soul searching and … Continue reading

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It’s Desperation Day

Face it, tomorrow is Valentine’s Day. You might be one of many thousands of people who don’t have a date or a mate for the special day.  Some people panic at this realization.   What happened? Did they procrastinate?  Are they socially awkward?  … Continue reading

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