Has anyone noticed that Valentines day is becoming more and more 'important' in the shops?
five years ago my local shop only had a few red cards about love that would appear on a stand one week before Vday. This year, its only January and the stand is out and is about five times bigger than it use to be.
Don't get me wrong, I have nothing against Vday; its a lovely day to show the person you are with how they make you feel. However if you are single, its a day that i like to hide from. Love in all its forms attacks. which is great when you are in love. its just a big kick in the bum when you are single. I know I'm single and that most of my friends are in long term loving relationships. I don't need a day that they all rub it in my face! it happens enough everyday without them to have a day where they can look down on me cause I'm single.
Last year I was told (yes told) to babysit my cousins because I was single and I wouldn't be doing anything else. yeah, thanks for that.
In the movies, in music and in the media, Valentines day is the day that the underdog gets their man or woman. In real life, this doesn't happen!
Maybe we should rename valentines day for 'singles awareness day', at least thats telling everyone what really happens on this day.