Prioritize Self-Care This Valentine's Day With These 14 Solo Activities
Whether you're single and spending Valentine's Day alone this year or you're just spending this year's romantic holiday away from your partner, you should absolutely use it as an opportunity to ensure you feel loved and cared for — however that looks for you. Perhaps some Valentine's Day self-care looks like an all-day movie marathon spent buried in a pile of pillows and snacking on your favorite foods. Or maybe your ideal solo Valentine's Day involves a mani/pedi, followed by a reservation for one at your favorite restaurant. Truly, the activities you can do alone on Valentine's Day are vast.
This commercial holiday heavily centers romantic love between couples, but in reality, love comes in myriad other forms. Take Valentine's Day as a day to show yourself some of that love you pour into everyone and everything else. You don't need a date or even a firm reason to have a good time; you just need you and whatever makes you feel loved, happy, inspired, and excited. As Valentine's Day approaches, use the following 14 ideas of things to do alone on Valentine's Day as a jumping-off point to craft your best day ever on Feb. 14. You deserve it.
— Additional reporting by Theresa Massony