Why Valentine’s Day Really Doesn’t Matter THAT Much

Valentines Day often challenges our views on love, and today social media outlets are filled with a barrage of opinions. So I might as well add another one.

My view on Valentines Day is pretty simple.

Why Love Really Doesn't Matter THAT Much In Your Twenties

I’ve had every possible kind of Valentines Day.

Why Love Really Doesn't Matter THAT Much In Your Twenties

The best one obviously ended like this:

Why Love Really Doesn't Matter THAT Much In Your Twenties

Just kidding, it was like this:

Why Love Really Doesn't Matter THAT Much In Your Twenties

(Love you, mum!)

Valentines Day does force you to examine how you feel about your current relationship status.

Why Love Really Doesn't Matter THAT Much In Your Twenties

I have been in many relationships. This is a brief visualisation of how most of them go:

Why Love Really Doesn't Matter THAT Much In Your Twenties

Then I run to my friends. Typically in tears.

Why Love Really Doesn't Matter THAT Much In Your Twenties

They try to impress the gravity of the situation on me.

Why Love Really Doesn't Matter THAT Much In Your Twenties

They’re pretty supportive.

Why Love Really Doesn't Matter THAT Much In Your Twenties

My friends get me around to my real feelings on the matter.

Why Love Really Doesn't Matter THAT Much In Your Twenties

In general, I’m thankful for the loves that I have been fortunate enough to have in my life. But also glad that they’re in the past

Why Love Really Doesn't Matter THAT Much In Your Twenties

I’ve found a lot of happiness in being single.

Why Love Really Doesn't Matter THAT Much In Your Twenties

I don’t want to be alone forever, but when you’ve been in love more than once before it leaves you with a sense of optimism.

Why Love Really Doesn't Matter THAT Much In Your Twenties

Because I’ve met multiple people who could have been The One.

Why Love Really Doesn't Matter THAT Much In Your Twenties

I haven’t met these people all at once, but seriously consider the notion that out of the BILLIONS of people in the world there is only one other person meant for you. Not only would that be cruel, but also biologically and evolutionarily irresponsible.

Why Love Really Doesn't Matter THAT Much In Your Twenties

Stupid.

Besides, being single is pretty great.

Why Love Really Doesn't Matter THAT Much In Your Twenties

So is being in love, even if I do get a bit over excited about it.

Why Love Really Doesn't Matter THAT Much In Your Twenties

But in your twenties, nay even in your thirties, despite the incessant running commentary from relatives on the subject of your marriage status, does finding love really matter?

Why Love Really Doesn't Matter THAT Much In Your Twenties

So whether you’re spending Valentines Day by yourself.

Why Love Really Doesn't Matter THAT Much In Your Twenties

With a partner.

Why Love Really Doesn't Matter THAT Much In Your Twenties

With friends.

Why Love Really Doesn't Matter THAT Much In Your Twenties

Or with your dog.

Why Love Really Doesn't Matter THAT Much In Your Twenties

Here’s to you, and to love.

Why Love Really Doesn't Matter THAT Much In Your Twenties

And always remember:

And always remember:

And even if this is you:

Why Love Really Doesn't Matter THAT Much In Your Twenties

Just be patient.

Why Love Really Doesn't Matter THAT Much In Your Twenties

Happy Valentines Day everybody!

Why Love Really Doesn't Matter THAT Much In Your Twenties

And, if you’re free later…

Why Love Really Doesn't Matter THAT Much In Your Twenties

What are you thinking?

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